Sarcoidosis recurrence following lung transplantation

Transplantation. 1996 Apr 15;61(7):1117-9. doi: 10.1097/00007890-199604150-00024.


Sarcoidosis is a rare indication for lung transplantation. In this article, our experiences with recurring sarcoidosis following lung transplantation are described. Literature concerning recurrence of the disease in kidney, liver, heart and lung transmission of sarcoidosis via transplanted organs are discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Lung Transplantation / adverse effects*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Recurrence
  • Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary / etiology*