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Correlation between the Diagnostic Yield from the Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid Analysis and Clinicoradiological Findings in Sarcoidosis.

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Summary of "Correlation between the Diagnostic Yield from the Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid Analysis and Clinicoradiological Findings in Sarcoidosis."

The diagnosis of sarcoidosis is frequently challenging, requiring a search for less invasive, more reliable diagnostic methods. The bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) analysis has been used in the differential diagnosis of sarcoidosis for many years with a wide sensitivity and specificity rates. The objective of the study is to investigate whether diagnostic performance of the BALF analysis is altered by clinicoradiological findings of patients with sarcoidosis.

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Name: Turkish thoracic journal
ISSN: 2149-2530
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