Table. 5—

Treatment and clinical course in 14 patients with necrotising sarcoid granulomatosis

Patient No.TreatmentIndicationRespiratory courseExtrarespiratory courseFollow-up months
1SteroidSystemic symptomsResolution relapseResolution60
2SteroidArthralgiaResolution relapse#Persistent arthralgia102
3NoneResolutionResolution32
4SurgeryDiagnostic procedureResolutionResolution21
5SteroidSystemic symptomsResolution relapseResolution101
6S, C#, A, EICerebral involvementResolutionDeath (neurological)114
7SteroidSystemic symptomsResolutionResolution28
8SurgeryDiagnostic procedureRelapse of noduleNone42
9NoneResolutionResolution18
10SurgeryDiagnostic procedureRelapse of nodulesPericarditis C-myopathy36
11SurgeryDiagnostic procedureResolutionNone24
12NoneSequelar cavitiesResolution56
13NoneResolutionResolution52
14NoneResolutionPersistence of skin lesions79
  • S: steroid; C: cyclophosphamide; A: azathioprine; EI: encephalic irradiation. #: neoplasy occurrence; : aspergilloma and lung cancer.