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Related to Boeck sarcoid: Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease
A systemic granulomatous disease of unknown cause, especially involving the lungs with resulting interstitial fibrosis, but also involving lymph nodes, skin, liver, spleen, eyes, phalangeal bones, and parotid glands; granulomas are composed of epithelioid and multinucleated giant cells with little or no necrosis.
Synonym(s): Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease, Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann syndrome, Boeck disease, Boeck sarcoid, sarcoid, Schaumann syndrome
[sarcoid + G. -osis, condition]
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[Caesar P. M. Boeck, Norwegian dermatologist, 1845–1917]
Former name for sarcoidosis.
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Boeck,Caesar P.M., Norwegian dermatologist, 1845-1917.
Besnier-Boeck disease - see under Besnier
Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease - Synonym(s): Besnier-Boeck disease
Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann syndrome - Synonym(s): Besnier-Boeck disease
Boeck disease - Synonym(s): Besnier-Boeck disease
Boeck sarcoid - Synonym(s): Besnier-Boeck disease
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