Tuberc Respir Dis.  2008 Aug;65(2):121-124.

Sarcoidosis Initially Presenting as a Nasal Cavity Mass Misdiagnosed as Tuberculosis

  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, Korea.


We experienced a rare case of sinonasal sarcoidosis initially presenting as nasal cavitary mass. When the clinical course was different from that of typical tuberculosis, physician should think the possibility of sarcoidosis, and re-biopsy or retrospective review of pathological findings might be helpful.


Nasal cavity; Sarcoidosis; Tuberculosis
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