MAYLENE WONG, M.D.; SAUL W. ROSEN, M.D., PH.D.
Our paper reports a patient with ascites and a past history of noncaseating granuloma of the parotid glands. The findings at laparotomy were consistent with peritoneal sarcoidosis.
A 24-year-old turkey rancher developed painless swelling of the right parotid gland in February 1958. One month later the left parotid gland also became swollen. The swelling waxed and waned with no predictable pattern. The patient had intermittent fever to 101F and marked fatigue but no cough, chills, dry mouth, blurred vision, or arthralgia. Past history was irrelevant except for bilateral mumps in early childhood. A biopsy of the right parotid
WONG M, ROSEN SW. Ascites in Sarcoidosis due to Peritoneal Involvement. Ann Intern Med. ;57:277–280. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-57-2-277
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;57(2_Part_1):277-280.
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