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*American*Lung*Association*State*of*Lung*Disease*in*Diverse*Communities*2010* 81 Sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis is a disease that causes inflammation of the body's tissues .

Patient Information Series: What is Sarcoidosis?

Patient Information Series AMERICAN THORACIC SOCIETY If these tiny lumps grow in an organ, they can affect how well the organ works. When sarcoidosis affects the lungs (pulmonary sarcoidosis), the disease can reduce the amount of air the lungs can hold, cause abnormal stiffness of the lungs, and ...

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SARCOIDOSIS What Is Sarcoidosis? Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that can affect almost any organ in the body. It causes heightened immunity, which means that a person's immune system, which normally protects the body from infection and disease, overreacts and damages the body's own tissues.

What is sarcoidosis?

DOAS patient information Patient and Carer Information for Sarcoidosis What is sarcoidosis? Sarcoidosis is a disease resulting in small nodules (called granulomas) throughout the body.


SARCOIDOSIS Sarcoidosis is a disease that occurs when areas of inflammation develop in different organs of the body. Very small clusters of inflammation, called granulomas, are seen with sarcoidosis.

Sarcoidosis: Not Just a Lung Disease

Sarcoidosis: Not Just a Lung Disease Volume 11 Issue 1 January/February 2003 Synopsis of a Presentation by Douglas Paauw, M. D. Tenth Annual Conference on Sarcoidosis, Seattle, WA IN THIS ISSUE Regular Features Not Just A Lung Disease 1 Intestinal Gas 4 Jaundice 5 Pain Rate 6 Good News vs. Bad ...

Sarcoidosis Fact Sheet

233 BROADWAY • 26 TH FLOOR, CN-6W • NEW YORK, NY 10279 • PHONE: 212-442-1585 FAX: 212-788-4127 New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services • Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry www.wtcregistry. org Sarcoidosis Fact ...

Cardiac sarcoidosis: A cause of infiltrative cardiomyopathy

CLEVELAND CLINIC JOURNAL OF MEDICINE VOLUME 71 • NUMBER 6 JUNE 2004 483 ROSS FASANO, MD Department of Cardiovascular Medicine The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cardiac sarcoidosis: A cause of infiltrative cardiomyopathy CARDIOVASCULAR BOARD REVIEW CURTIS M. RIMMERMAN, MD, AND BRIAN P. GRIFFIN ...

Sarcoidosis of the Bone

SARCOIDOSIS NETWORKING Volume XI Issue 3 May/June 2003 Sarcoidosis of the Bone Almost every medical article relating to Sarcoidosis has the description of the disease which reflects its complexity.

Sarcoidosis: imaging features

of thoracic sarcoidosis (fig. 2) [5]. CT cannot only demonstrate subtle mediastinal adenopathy, which is hardly or not visible on a chest radiograph, but can also better show lung parenchymal involvement.