PAUL W. CLOUGH, M.D.
The intensive work that has been devoted to the study of sarcoidosis during the past few decades has amassed much information regarding its clinical course and the protean manifestations it may present. But little positive information has been obtained, however, as to its etiology and pathogenesis. The resemblance of the sarcoid nodules to ordinary tubercles attracted prompt attention, and since the early descriptions of Boeck some 50 years ago, many investigators for this and other reasons have supported the view that sarcoidosis is a special type of tuberculous infection. Others have maintained with equal vigor that sarcoidosis is a specific
CLOUGH PW. RECENT OBSERVATIONS REGARDING THE EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PATHOGENESIS OF SARCOIDOSIS. Ann Intern Med. ;51:174–178. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-51-1-174
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;51(1):174-178.
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