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Guidelines for Diagnosis of Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Purpose:

To determine if a person meets the criteria for cardiac sarcoidosis issued by the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare in 1993.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Rheumatology

Objective:

imaging studies, criteria for diagnosis, options, selection

ICD-10:

D86.8. I41.8

Description:

The Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare issued criteria for the diagnosis of cardiac sarcoidosis in 1993. This can help identify patients with myocardial involvement who may benefit from steroid therapy.

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