Sarcoidosis

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 From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    Sarcoidosis is a condition that develops when cells in your immune system form lumps, called granulomas, in organs in the body. It most often affects ...
  3. Learn about Sarcoidosis (American Lung Association)  
    Sarcoidosis/Start Here ... Sarcoidosis ... American Lung Association ... Sarcoidosis is a disease of unknown origin that can cause lung damage, skin rashes, and eye ...
  4. Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research)  
    ... Share Your Story Our mission is to stop sarcoidosis — join us. The sarcoidosis community needs your help ... more Learn more at our Blog Foundation For Sarcoidosis Research 1820 W. Webster Ave., Ste 304 Chicago, ...
  5. Sarcoidosis is a disease in which inflammation occurs in the lymph nodes, lungs, liver, eyes, skin, and/ ... The exact cause of sarcoidosis is unknown. What is known is that when a person has the disease, tiny clumps of abnormal tissue (granulomas) form ...
  6. Cardiac Sarcoidosis (National Jewish Health) - PDF  
    Sarcoidosis/Specifics ... Sarcoidosis ... Heart Diseases/Specifics ... Heart Diseases ... National Jewish Health ... PDF
  7. Neurosarcoidosis is a complication of sarcoidosis , in which inflammation occurs in the brain, spinal cord, and other areas of the nervous system.
  8. Sarcoidosis Overview (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    Sarcoidosis/Start Here ... Sarcoidosis ... American Academy of Family Physicians
  9. ClinicalTrials.gov: Sarcoidosis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Sarcoidosis/Clinical Trials ... Sarcoidosis
  10. These lesions of sarcoidosis are located on the elbow and are red, elevated patches (plaques). The cause of sarcoidosis remains unknown.
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