The histopathological evaluation of mediastinal lymph node stations in sarcoidosis

Karapolat S., Yildirim U., Karapolat B., Erbas M.

HEALTHMED, vol.6, no.4, pp.1122-1128, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: HEALTHMED
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, CAB Abstracts, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.1122-1128


Background: Even if the clinical and radiological findings indicate sarcoidosis, diagnosis can be established by showing histopathologically the sarcoid granulomas in the tissue. Mediastinoscopy is a surgical procedure that is commonly used to obtain histological specimens to examine for mediastinal lymph node involvement in sarcoidosis.