A 58-year-old female asked:
Recently dx'd with sarcoiditis, have lesions in my lungs, had echo yesterday, shows ejection fraction 60-65%, no significant valve abnormalities but mild concentric hypertrophy. could the sarcoiditis cause the concentric hypertrophy?
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Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
SarcoidOSIS is a systemic disease which can affect many systems in your body - primarily the lungs and other areas are susceptible as well, including the heart. Concentric hypertrophy may be a result of increase pressure on the right side of you heart due to the lung condition, or a result of cardiac involvement with sarcoidosis
Check with the doc who established the Dx
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Last updated Aug 26, 2021
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