Although neither sarcoidosis nor HIV infection is rare, only eight patients with both diseases have been described. None of the eight had sarcoid myopathy. We describe a patient who had HIV infection and decreased CD4+ T-lymphocytes as well as sarcoidosis with muscle involvement. During 3 years of observation, primary sarcoidosis remitted and myopathic symptoms were controlled with prednisone. No opportunistic infections occurred during more than 3 years of prednisone therapy.
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