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A female patient with chronic sarcoidosis involving the nervous system and heart is described. The first manifestations of sarcodoisis were the neurological disorders indicative of a focal lesion of the brain. During 6 years, these disorders were the only manifestations of sarcoidosis, which resulted in its diagnostic errors. It is noted that neurosarcoidosis may mimic various neurological diseases (stroke, tumor, or multiple sclerosis) and this should be borne in mind in its differential diagnosis.

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E. N. Popova
I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy
Russian Federation

V. A. Parfenov
I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy
Russian Federation


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Popova E.N., Parfenov V.A. CHRONIC PULMONARY SARCOIDOSIS INVOLVING THE NERVOUS SYSTEM AND HEART. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2009;1(1):46-50. (In Russ.)

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