sarcoidosis


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sar·coid·o·sis

 (sär′koi-dō′sĭs)
n. pl. sar·coid·o·ses (-sēz)
A disease of unknown origin that is characterized by the formation of granulomatous lesions especially in the lungs and lymph nodes of the chest and trunk, and less often in the skin, eyes, and other organs, and that if untreated may lead to chronic illness and organ damage. Also called sarcoid.

sarcoidosis

(ˌsɑːkɔɪdˈəʊsɪs)
n
a disease of unknown origin in which lesions or nodules form on the lymph nodes, lungs, bones, skin, and liver

sar•coid•o•sis

(ˌsɑr kɔɪˈdoʊ sɪs)

n.
a disease characterized by granulomatous tubercles of the skin and other structures.
[1935–40]
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Noun1.sarcoidosis - a chronic disease of unknown cause marked by the formation of nodules in the lungs and liver and lymph glands and salivary glands
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations
sarcoïdose

sar·coi·do·sis

[MIM*181000]
n. sarcoidosis. V.: Schaumann's disease

sarcoidosis

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OKLAHOMA CITY Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Lori Garman has been selected as one of two national recipients of the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research Fellowship Program Award.
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The patient also has a low peripheral lymphocyte count, which is common with active sarcoidosis.
Conclusion: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis was found to be the most common interstitial lung disease subtype followed by non-specific interstitial pneumonia, sarcoidosis and connective tissue disease-related-interstitial lung disease.
Numerous less common and rare entities are also discussed, including idiopathic nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP), advanced pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis (PLCH) and smokingrelated interstitial fibrosis, end-stage pulmonary sarcoidosis, Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD), and Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome.
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1,2) However, granulomatous conditions such as sarcoidosis have scarcely been reported in the literature.
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The diagnosis of sarcoidosis necessitates appropriate chest radiograph findings, clinical symptoms, and histologic findings, as well as exclusion of other infections and neoplastic causes (1).