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Sarcoidosis associated with combined immunodeficiency.
  1. M. J. Crofts,
  2. M. V. Joyner,
  3. J. C. Sharp,
  4. J. Costello,
  5. D. Vergani


    The association of multiple non-caseating granulomata and a positive Kviem test is normally considered to be indicative of a diagnosis of sarcoidosis. However, although depressed cell-mediated immunity is commonly described, it is extremely rare to find a humoral immune paresis. A patient is reported who had multiple granulomata, depressed cellular and humoral immunity and a positive Kveim test.

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