Author Archives: Joana Fernandes, PhD

Sarcoidosis Developed in Patient Being Treated for HIV Infection, Case Report States

Patients receiving treatment for HIV infection may develop sarcoidosis, according to a new study published in the journal Respiratory Medicine Case Reports. In the study, “Pulmonary Tuberculosis Followed By Sarcoidosis In An HIV-Infected Patient: A Case Report And A Simplified Diagnostic Flowchart For Diagnosis And Treatment Of Sarcoidosis,” researchers reported the…

Different Genes May Affect Sarcoidosis Onset and Its Progression

Genes that have been linked to the likelihood of developing sarcoidosis may not necessarily be associated with disease course, according to a study conducted in Portugal, which also points to other genes that may help to predict a patient’s outcome. The study, “Associations Between Sarcoidosis Clinical Course And ANXA11 Rs1049550 C/T, BTNL2 Rs2076530 G/A,…

High Calcium Levels, Bone Marrow Sarcoidosis May Be Associated

Elevated levels of calcium in blood and urine can be associated with the development of bone marrow sarcoidosis, according to a report published in the journal Biomarker Research. The study, “Hypercalcemia Associated With Isolated Bone Marrow Sarcoidosis In A Patient With Underlying Monoclonal Gammopathy Of Undetermined Significance: Case…