Löfgren's syndrome

Löfgren’s syndrome

(lĕf′grĕnz, löf′)
[Sven Löfgren, Swedish physician, 1910–1978]
A type of sarcoidosis characterized by extensive involvement of hilar lymph nodes, erythema nodosum, and joint pains, esp. around the ankles. The syndrome has a better prognosis than other forms of sarcoidosis.