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Löfgren's syndrome

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A syndrome characterised by erythema nodosum, hilar lymphadenopathy and acute iritis.

Description

A syndrome characterised by erythema nodosum, hilar lymphadenopathy and acute iritis. Prevalent in females, especially during pregnancy or puerperium. It is the most common form of sarcoidosis.

Bibliography

  • S. H. Löfgren:
    Erythema nodosum: studies on etiology and pathogenesis in 185 adult cases.
    Doctoral thesis, 1946.
    Acta Medica Scandinavica, supplement, Stockholm, 1946, 174: 1-197. Primary pulmonary sarcoidosis. I. Early signs and symptoms.
    Acta Medica Scandinavica, Stockholm, 1953, 145: 424-431. Primary pulmonary sarcoidosis. II. Clinical course and prognosis.
    Acta Medica Scandinavica, Stockholm, 1953, 145: 465-474.

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