Archive for the 'Pulmonary Sarcoidosis' Category

30 Mar

Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Associated with Leydig Cell Testicular Neoplasm: Discussion

Although Brincker and Wilbek, in a study performed on 2,544 patients, reported a significant association between neoplastic diseases and sarcoidosis, Romer—after a careful reevaluation of the same population—demonstrated a total lack of significant linkage between the two events. For this reason it has been hypothesized that the appearance of sarcoid manifestations in neoplastic patients could […]

29 Mar

Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Associated with Leydig Cell Testicular Neoplasm

The association between neoplastic diseases and sarcoidosis is well known. Among many types of tumor, some testicular neoplasms have also been associated with the development of intrathoracic sarcoid lesions. We report here the first case of association between Leydig cell testicular tumor and biopsy-proven pulmonary sarcoidosis. Case Report A 33-year-old man came for observation in […]

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