How to define sarcoidosis?
Sarcoidosis is a disease characterized by the abnormal collections of inflammatory cells, these cells form lumps known as granulomas that build up in organs and tissues.
The granulomas can disrupt the normal functions of organs. The disease uaually begins in the lungs, skin, or lymph nodes, less commonly affects eyes, liver, heart and brain.
The organ most frequently affected by sarcoidosis is the lungs, occurring in about 90 percent of patients.
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