Neurosarcoidosis is an uncommon condition that may be unfamiliar to many clinicians. Ibitoye et al listed situations when it should be suspected. The authors are from Southmead Hospital and the University of Bristol in the UK.

When to suspect neurosarcoidosis:

(1) presence of a neurological problem in a patient with known sarcoidosis

(2) presence of a typical neurological problem for neurosarcoidosis

(3) presence of a neuroinflammatory disorder (aseptic meningitis, peripheral polyneuropathy, etc) and common causes have been excluded


Conditions suggestive of neurosarcoidosis:

(1) uveoparotid fever

(2) longitudinally extensive myelitis

(3) cauda equina syndrome

(4) pituitary or hypothalamic dysfunction

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