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sarcoid

 [sahr´koid]
1. fleshlike.
2. sarcomalike.
3. a sarcomalike tumor.
Boeck's sarcoid sarcoidosis.
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sar·coi·do·sis

(sar'koy-dō'sis), [MIM*181000]
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.
[sarcoid + G. -osis, condition]
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sarcoid

(sär′koid′)
n.
2. A tumor resembling a sarcoma.
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sarcoid

(1) Sarcoidosis, see there. 
(2) Sarcoma-like.
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sar·coi·do·sis

(sahr'koy-dō'sis)
A systemic granulomatous disease of unknown cause, especially involving the lungs with resulting 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, Boeck disease, sarcoid.
[sarcoid + G. -osis, condition]
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sarcoid

1. Pertaining to or resembling flesh.
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Patient discussion about sarcoid

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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Equine sarcoid is the most common skin lesion and commonest cutaneous tumor in equines (Chambers et al., 2003).
Association of bovine papittomavirus with the equine sarcoid. J Gen Virot 2003; 84(5): 1 055-1 062.
more likely I'll say sarcoid. That's the fun side; the ego
Equine sarcoid is the most common tumor of horses and accounts for over half of all equine skin tumors.
Moreover, the patient's arthritis improved with corticosteroids and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs, thereby underscoring the fact that sternoclavicular joint involvement was indeed a part of sarcoid arthropathy.
She underwent mediastinoscopy with lymph node biopsy suggestive of classic Hodgkin's lymphoma 4 months after sarcoid diagnosis (Fig.
Rousset, "Sarcoidosis and sarcoid reactions in cancer," La Revue de Medecine Interne, vol.
[34] proposed the presence of an avascular microenvironment within sarcoid lesions.
Because patients can present with new onset sarcoid uveitis occurring after an ophthalmic procedure, we aimed at describing such cases and comparing them with patients with sarcoid uveitis without ocular procedure.
This hypothesis was supported by cardiac MRI showing sarcoid infiltrates on T2-weighted images and by discovery of noncaseating granulomas on pulmonary node biopsy.