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Sarcoidosis is a disease that leads to inflammation, usually in your lungs, skin, or lymph nodes. It starts as tiny, grain-like lumps, called granulomas. Sarcoidosis can affect any organ in your body.

No one is sure what causes sarcoidosis. It affects men and women of all ages and races. It occurs mostly in people ages 20 to 50, African Americans, especially women, and people of Northern European origin.

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  1. Sarcoidosis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Sarcoidosis is a disease that leads to inflammation, usually in your lungs, skin, or lymph nodes. It starts as tiny, grain-like lumps, called granulomas. Sarcoidosis can affect any organ in your body. No ...
  2. Sarcoidosis Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    Sarcoidosis Introduction Sarcoidosis is a disease that develops gradually, producing symptoms such as small lumps that come ... small bump. This bump is called a granuloma. Sarcoidosis Granulomas that appear in people with sarcoidosis can ...
  3. Understanding Sarcoidosis (American Lung Association)  
    ... Register for ENews Home > Lung Disease > Sarcoidosis Understanding Sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis is a disease caused by inflammation. Scientists ... pain, or shortness of breath. How Serious Is Sarcoidosis? Nobody can predict how sarcoidosis will affect one ...
  4. What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Sarcoidosis? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... Twitter. What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Sarcoidosis? Many people who have sarcoidosis have no signs ... symptom is more common in women than men. Sarcoidosis Signs and Symptoms The illustration shows the major ...
  5. Sarcoidosis From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. What Is Sarcoidosis? Español Sarcoidosis (sar-koy-DO-sis) is a ... Content: Next >> Featured Video Living With and Managing Sarcoidosis 10/15/2014 June 14, 2013 Sarcoidosis Clinical ...
  6. How Is Sarcoidosis Treated? (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. How Is Sarcoidosis Treated? Not everyone who has sarcoidosis needs treatment. ... Content: Next >> Featured Video Living With and Managing Sarcoidosis 10/15/2014 June 14, 2013 Sarcoidosis Clinical ...
  7. Living with Sarcoidosis From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. Living With Sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis has no cure, but you can take ... Content: Next >> Featured Video Living With and Managing Sarcoidosis 10/15/2014 June 14, 2013 Sarcoidosis Clinical ...
  8. How Is Sarcoidosis Diagnosed? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. How Is Sarcoidosis Diagnosed? Your doctor will diagnose sarcoidosis based on ... Content: Next >> Featured Video Living With and Managing Sarcoidosis 10/15/2014 June 14, 2013 Sarcoidosis Clinical ...
  9. What Causes Sarcoidosis? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. What Causes Sarcoidosis? The cause of sarcoidosis isn't known. More ... Content: Next >> Featured Video Living With and Managing Sarcoidosis 10/15/2014 June 14, 2013 Sarcoidosis Clinical ...
  10. Who Is at Risk for Sarcoidosis? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... NHLBI on Twitter. Who Is at Risk for Sarcoidosis? Sarcoidosis affects people of all ages and races. ... Content: Next >> Featured Video Living With and Managing Sarcoidosis 10/15/2014 June 14, 2013 Sarcoidosis Clinical ...
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