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Sarcoidosis / Besnier - Boeck disease

Sarcoidosis is a disease which causes granulomas (lumps of immune cells usually formed to fight an infection) over parts of the body. Usually, the lungs, lymph nodes, and skin are affected, and less commonly, the eyes, liver, brain and heart. Most people recover from sarcoidosis, but when the liver, brain or heart is involved the disease can be fatal.

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Sarcoidosis / Besnier - Boeck disease

The well -known celebrity Bernie Mac died of a lung disease. Although the culprit was reported to be pneumonia, his death drew attention to the little -known disease, which the comedian was long diagnosed with- Sarcoidosis. Pneumonia is an oft-occurring pulmonary complication of sarcoidosis....Read More

Posted on : Wednesday, March 4, 2009 12:00 AM
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ssvnewman
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I have been diagnosed with Sarcoidosis and was exposed to large amounts of asbestos, mold, silica and lead paint fumes while in the Navy about 25 years ago. The latent period of some of these exposure can be quit long, so do you see any thing that could be a trigger that was in my system for years?
Replied on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 12:00 AM
@ssvnewman- sir your email id and your contact number please
Replied on Saturday, April 30, 2011 12:38 PM
CAN THIS BE PASSED THRU THE MOUTH AS IN KISSING THE PERSON WITH THIS DESEASE
Replied on Monday, April 18, 2011 11:41 AM
 


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