Sarcoidosis – A Great Imitator

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    1 Video
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What you'll learn

This presentation with a tricky name “Great Imitator,” describes a case of Sarcoidosis, which has proved to be difficult to diagnose and manage. read more »»

Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease characterized by the presence of non-caseating granulomas. It is a multisystemic disorder of unknown cause characterized by the formation of immune granulomas in involved organs, especially the lungs and lymphatic system. It is a ubiquitous disease with an incidence estimated at around 16.5/100,000 in men and 19/100,000 in women. Mortality is estimated at between 0.5–5%. Treatment mainly depends on the type of case like in most benign cases which spontaneous resolution within 24–36 months, no treatment is required. Learn a lot more to explore knowledge on a case of Sarcoidosis and a lot more to upgrade your knowledge to the next level.

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will learn:

  • A case of sarcoidosis
  • How does it affect the diagnosis and management
  • Challenges faced during management


Dr. Sanjeeva Rao Girimaji S

MBBS, DNB(General Medicine), General Physician


Dr. Sanjeeva Rao Girimaji S worked as a senior Medical officer at Indira Gandhi Government General Hospital and postgraduate Institute, Pondicherry in the department of Gen. Medicine Cardiology, Nephrology, and Neurology. As a Consultant Physician at Apollo BGS Hospitals, for 4 years, and is a teacher and thesis guide to students pursuing their postgraduate degree in medicine.

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