Gastrointestinal sarcoidosis diagnosed by conjunctival biopsy

Anne Fulton, Lee Jampol, Daniel M. Albert*

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Ophthalmologic examination of a 31-year-old black man presenting with an intractable gastric ulcer revealed small conjunctival nodules in the lower cul-desac that were sarcoid granulomas by microscopy. Previous endoscopic examination had revealed polyps in the gastric antrum, and a biopsy and microscopic examination had revealed granulomatous lesions, but a definite diagnosis could not be made until the ophthalmoscopic examination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)102-104
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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