Neurosarcoidosis: The long-term clinical course

Robert A. Luke, Barney J. Stern, Allan Krumholz, Carol J. Johns

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We reviewed 25 patients with neurosarcoidosis followed for at least 5 years or until death. Seventeen patients (68%) had a monophasic illness. Eight (32%) had a relapsing course, with recurrences similar to the original manifestations months later. Patients with cerebral manifestations or hydro-cephalus were most likely to relapse. Seven of eight patients with relapsing disease had exacerbations while taking 10 mg prednisone or less.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)461-463
Number of pages3
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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