Heerfordt

Heer·fordt

(hār'fōrt),
Christian Fredrik, Danish physician, 1872-1913.

Heer·fordt

(hār'fōrt),
Christian Frederick, late 19th-century Danish ophthalmologist. See: Heerfordt disease.
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Heerfordt syndrome also called as uveoparotid fever is a rare type of sarcoidosis which presents with fever, uveitis, parotid gland enlarement and cranial nerve palsies most commonly facial nerve1.
Existen varias condiciones clinicas que no requieren biopsia para hacer el diagnostico; el sindrome de Lofgren (adenopatia hiliar bilateral en la radiografia de torax, eritema nodoso, fiebre, artralgias/artritis), el sindrome de Heerfordt (uveitis, parotiditis, fiebre), adenopatia hiliar bilateral en radiografia de torax y los signos positivos de panda (captacion en parotida y glandula lacrimal) y lambda (captacion hiliar bilateral y paratraqueal derecha) en la gamagrafia con galio 67 (46).
Heerfordt syndrome is characterized by parotid gland enlargement, uveitis, and facial palsy.
In the acute stage, sarcoidosis can present clinically as one of the well-defined classic syndromes (Lofgren or Heerfordt syndrome); however, sarcoidosis presenting as acute respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation is rare.