People of Polynesian ancestry with sarcoidosis have less pulmonary and more extra-pulmonary manifestations, the first study of its kind reports. The findings emphasise the need to be cognisant of the diagnosis of sarcoidosis in Maori and Pacific Islanders patients when the classical features of disease are absent, the study authors say in their paper published ...
Sarcoidosis heterogeneity influenced by ethnicity
By Nicola Garrett
27 Oct 2016