MILTON A. MILLER, M.D.; HYMAN E. BASS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The treatment of sarcoidosis has been noteworthy for the large variety of therapeutic agents employed, generally without effect. More recently, attention has been directed to the possible value of cortisone and ACTH in the therapy of this disease.1 Thorn and his associates2 administered 40 mg. of ACTH for eight days to a patient with sarcoidosis, with no effect on the pulmonary lesions. In another report,3 marked improvement of uveitis was noted in two patients with suspected sarcoidosis treated by ACTH. In one of these patients, no change was observed in the pulmonary involvement. The first impressive effect of these drugs
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MILLER MA, BASS HE. EFFECT OF ACTHAR-C (ACTH) IN SARCOIDOSIS(EFFECT OF ACTHAR-C (ACTH) IN SARCOIDOSIS*). Ann Intern Med. 1952;37:776–784. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-4-776
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(4):776-784.
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