Sarcoid: An unusual mimicker of classic pulmonary embolus

Frank A. Morello, Seham A. Ali, Fernando Cesani

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A patient had both the clinical presentations and the ventilation- perfusion scan that simulated pulmonary embolism so closely that anticoagulant therapy was administered. Computed tomography of the chest and Ga-67 citrate scintigraphy identified hilar adenopathy due to sarcoidosis as the cause of a ventilation-perfusion mismatch.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)654-656
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Nuclear Medicine
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Hilar Adenopathy
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Sarcoid
  • Ventilation-Perfusion Scan

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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