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Disease Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary

Name Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary
Synonyms Pulmonary Sarcoidoses | Pulmonary Sarcoidosis | Sarcoidoses, Pulmonary
Definition Sarcoidosis affecting predominantly the lungs, the site most frequently involved and most commonly causing morbidity and mortality in sarcoidosis. Pulmonary sarcoidosis is characterized by sharply circumscribed granulomas in the alveolar, bronchial, and vascular walls, composed of tightly packed cells derived from the mononuclear phagocyte system. The clinical symptoms when present are dyspnea upon exertion, nonproductive cough, and wheezing. (Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p431)
Categories Lymphatic disease | Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D017565
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1. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases, Interstitial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesHemic and Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lymphoproliferative Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sarcoidosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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