A sarcoidosis patient developing psoriatic arthritis 18 years later: first description

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Jozelio de Carvalho


Sarcoidosis, lung disease, pulmonary disease, granulomatous disease, psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, rheumatic disease, autoimmunity



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