Clinical manifestations of sarcoid liver disease

J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2004 Jul;19(7):732-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2003.03335.x.


Sarcoidosis is a systemic granulomatous disease of unknown etiology that involves many organs and has different clinical manifestation. We reviewed the clinical manifestations of sarcoid liver disease. Liver involvement in sarcoidosis can be serious and life-threatening, independent of its lung and other organ involvement.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Bile Duct Diseases / complications*
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Glucocorticoids / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Hypertension, Portal / etiology
  • Liver Diseases / complications*
  • Liver Diseases / diagnosis
  • Liver Diseases / drug therapy
  • Sarcoidosis / complications*
  • Sarcoidosis / diagnosis
  • Sarcoidosis / drug therapy


  • Glucocorticoids