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What is Lofgren's syndrome?

Lofgren's syndrome is an acute form of sarcoidosis that primarily affects people of European, and particularly Scandinavian, descent. Lofgren's syndrome often presents a slightly more predictable set of symptoms than typical sarcoidosis. These include swollen lymph nodes, arthritis, fever, muscle pain, and erythema nodosum (a series of tender red bumps usually found on the lower leg).

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