ISSN: 2251-8363    eISSN: 2251-8819  
J Nephropathol. 2012;1(3):198-201.
doi:10.5812/nephropathol.8295
PMID: 24475417
PMCID: PMC3886141

Scopus id: 84874924223

Letter to Editor

Renal failure and submental lymphadenopathy in a 68 years old woman

Ahmad-Reza Maghsoudi 1, Milad Baradaran-Ghahfarokhi 2, Fatemeh Ghaed-Amini 1, Hamid Nasri 3, Maryam Dehghani Mobarakeh 1, Mahmoud Rafieian-Kopaei 4 *

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran.
2 Medical Physics and Medical Engineering Department,Isfahan University of Medical Sciences ,Isfahan, Iran.
3 Department of Nephrology, Division of Nephropathology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
4 Medical Plants Research Center, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran.
*Corresponding author: Prof. Mahmoud Rafieian-Kopaei, Medical Plants Research Center, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran. Telephone:+98 381 334 6692, Fax:+98 381 333 0709, Email: rafieian@yahoo.com

Implication for health policy/practice/research/medical education:

Sarcoidosis is an unknown etiology systemic disease. Pathologically, it is characterized by the presence of noncaseating epithelioid-cell granulomas in various organs. The clinical course of sarcoidosis is widely variable. In this report we describe a case of unusual sarcoidosis, presented with submental lymphadenopathy and renal failure with normal chest x-ray.

Please cite this paper as: Maghsoudi AR , Baradaran-Ghahfarokhi M, Ghaed-Amini F, Nasri H, Dehghani Mobarakeh M,Rafieian-Kopaei M. Renal failure and sub mental lymphadenopathy in a 68 years old woman. J Nephropathology. 2012; 1(3): 198-201. DOI:10.5812/nephropathol.8295

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