EOS/Blau—patients have more typical clinical triad presentation; gene mutation testing can confirm diagnosis.
ATD—presentation is more vague; symptoms are less specific and biopsy confirmatio...
Pitfalls include overtreating asymptomatic lymphadenopathy and not detecting hypercalciuria.
Referral to rheumatologist indicated
Regular ophthalmologic assessment
Signs to watch for:
Rising creatinine levels
Shortness of breath
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Blau EB. Fam...
517.8 Lung involvement in other diseases classified elsewhere
713.7 Other general diseases with articular involvement
695.2 Erythema nodosum
D86.9 Sarcoidosis, unspecified
Q: Why is therapy in childhood sarcoidosis more aggressive compared with adults?
A: These may be two distinct granulomatous diseases. EOS/Blau is a very aggressive and destructive disease requiring...
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