Definition of sarcoidosis
: a chronic disease of unknown cause that is characterized by the formation of nodules especially in the lymph nodes, lungs, bones, and skin
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved Acthar for over a dozen conditions, including infantile spasms, a rare and dangerous seizure disease; rheumatoid arthritis; sarcoidosis; nephrotic syndrome; and systemic lupus erythematosus.
This can lead to sarcoidosis, to creating a concrete-hard microball or shard.
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Origin and Etymology of sarcoidosis
First Known Use: 1936See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of sarcoidosis
: a chronic disease of unknown cause that is characterized by the formation of nodules resembling true tubercles especially in the lymph nodes, lungs, bones, and skin—called also Boeck's disease, Boeck's sarcoid, lupus pernio
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