sarcoidosis(redirected from Besnier Boeck disease)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Note: This page may contain terms or definitions that are offensive or inappropriate for some readers.
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.
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)
a disease characterized by granulomatous tubercles of the skin and other structures.
n. sarcoidosis. V.: Schaumann's disease