SIGMUND R. GREENBERG, M.D.; JEAN ATWATER, B.S.; HAROLD L. ISRAEL, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Two disorders commonly affecting american Negroes are sarcoidosis and hemoglobinopathies. There is no recorded study of their relationship, and for this reason the frequency of abnormal hemoglobin patterns in patients with sarcoidosis has been determined.
One hundred Negro patients, 31 male and 69 female, with diagnosis of sarcoidosis supported by biopsy were studied in a 2-year period at the Jefferson Hospital Sarcoidosis Clinic. The age of the patients ranged from 18 to 59 years with a mean of 33 years; none had had prior hematologic study.
Hemoglobin analysis was performed on each patient's blood by lysing the
GREENBERG SR, ATWATER J, ISRAEL HL. Frequency of Hemoglobinopathies in Sarcoidosis. Ann Intern Med. 1965;62:125–128. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-1-125
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(1):125-128.
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