Orphanet: Sarcoidosis

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Disease definition

Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic disorder of unknown cause characterized by the formation of immune granulomas in involved organs.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease
    • Boeck sarcoid
  • Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
  • Inheritance: Multigenic/multifactorial 
  • Age of onset: Childhood, Adolescent, Elderly, Adult
  • ICD-10: D86.0  D86.1  D86.2  D86.3  D86.8  D86.9
  • OMIM: 181000  612387  612388
  • UMLS: C0036202
  • MeSH: D012507
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10039486

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