JOHN L. WINNACKER, M.D.; KENNETH L. BECKER, M.D., PH.D.; SOL KATZ, M.D., F.A.C.P.; MARY J. MATTHEWS, M.D.
Sarcoidosis of the genital tract is distinctly uncommon. The purpose of the present report is to describe a patient with sarcoidosis of the epididymides.
A 33-year-old Negro was admitted to the VA Hospital, Washington, D. C., in April 1964 for recurrent epididymitis. He had enjoyed excellent health before joining the U. S. Army in 1951 at age 20. At his induction physical examination the only abnormality was slightly prominent hilar shadows on chest X ray. In 1953 he experienced his first episode of epididymitis and shortly thereafter was hospitalized. On physical examination bilateral axillary adenopathy was noted. The
WINNACKER JL, BECKER KL, KATZ S, MATTHEWS MJ. Recurrent Epididymitis in Sarcoidosis: Report of a Patient Treated with Corticosteroids. Ann Intern Med. ;66:743–748. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-4-743
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(4):743-748.
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