Sarcoidosis following B.C.G. vaccination in a lymphopaenic boy

Sarcoidosis. 1989 Sep;6(2):156-7.


A case of sarcoidosis in an eleven year-old boy which developed four months following B.C.G. vaccination is presented. This was associated with lymphopaenia of undetermined origin which persisted after the pulmonary lesions subsided.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • BCG Vaccine / adverse effects*
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Lymphopenia / complications*
  • Male
  • Sarcoidosis / etiology*
  • Vaccination


  • BCG Vaccine