Nasopharyngeal sarcoidosis: a rare involvement

Akin S., Akin S. , KARADAĞ Ö. , KALYONCU U. , Balci S., ÖZGEN MOCAN B.

RHEUMATOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, vol.32, no.5, pp.1407-1409, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00296-011-1866-2
  • Page Numbers: pp.1407-1409


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.