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Renovascular and growth effects of childhood sarcoid.
  1. K P Morris,
  2. M G Coulthard,
  3. P J Smith,
  4. A W Craft
  1. Department of Child Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne.


    A boy developed early onset sarcoidosis, an extremely rare mimic of juvenile chronic arthritis. Renal granulomas caused severe hypertension and renal impairment, which was controlled by azathioprine and steroids. Severe uveitis caused visual impairment. Impaired growth and delayed puberty, not previously described in childhood sarcoidosis, required growth hormone and testosterone treatment.

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