Boeck's sarcoid


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sarcoid

 [sahr´koid]
1. fleshlike.
2. sarcomalike.
3. a sarcomalike tumor.
Boeck's sarcoid sarcoidosis.
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sarcoid

(sar'koyd) [? + eidos, form, shape]
1. Resembling flesh.
2. A small epithelioid tubercle-like lesion characteristic of sarcoidosis.

Boeck's sarcoid

See: Boeck's sacroid
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Q. SARCOIDOSIS is it a lung disease?

A. It's an autoimmune disease that may affect almost every organ in the body, although involvement of the lung is the most common (90%), therefore it may be perceived as a lung disease. It may damage the lungs, nut not only them.

You may read more here:
www.mayoclinic.com/health/sarcoidosis/DS00251

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