Nasopharyngeal sarcoidosis: A rare involvement

Department of Internal Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.
Rheumatology International (Impact Factor: 1.52). 03/2011; 32(5):1407-9. DOI: 10.1007/s00296-011-1866-2
Source: PubMed


Sarcoidosis is a chronic, multisystemic, non-caseating granulomatous disease of unknown etiology. Nasopharyngeal involvement is very rare in sarcoidosis. The objective of this report was to evaluate a rare involvement of sarcoidosis. This report includes a case of nasopharyngeal sarcoidosis. A 51-year-old female with nasopharyngeal sarcoidosis was treated as sarcoidosis, and she was better. Nasopharyngeal involvement is very rare in sarcoidosis but it must be kept in mind.