Disease description

An idiopathic systemic inflammatory granulomatous disorder comprised of epithelioid and multinucleated giant cells with little necrosis. It usually invades the lungs with fibrosis and may also involve lymph nodes, skin, liver, spleen, eyes, phalangeal bones, and parotid glands. Year introduced: PSEUDOTUBERCULOSIS use SARCOIDOSIS 1963-1992

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Eicosanoids in exhaled breath condensate and BAL fluid of patients with sarcoidosis. Chest 2007 WJ. Piotrowski, A. Antczak, J. Marczak, A. Nawrocka, Z. Kurmanowska, P. Górski
Chest 2007 Aug;132(2):589-96. PubMed:17573522
Exhaled 8-isoprostane as a prognostic marker in sarcoidosis. A short term follow-up. BMC Pulm Med 2010 WJ. Piotrowski, Z. Kurmanowska, A. Antczak, J. Marczak, P. Górski
BMC Pulm Med 2010 Apr;10:23. PubMed:20420721
Exhaled 8-isoprostane in sarcoidosis: relation to superoxide anion production by bronchoalveolar lavage cells. Inflamm. Res. 2010 WJ. Piotrowski, Z. Kurmanowska, A. Antczak, J. Marczak, M. Ciebiada, P. Górski
Inflamm. Res. 2010 Dec;59(12):1027-32. PubMed:20521080
Metallic elements in exhaled breath condensate of patients with interstitial lung diseases. J Breath Res 2009 M. Corradi, O. Acampa, M. Goldoni, E. Adami, P. Apostoli, G. de Palma, A. Pesci, A. Mutti
J Breath Res 2009 Dec;3(4):046003. PubMed:21386196

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Nickel PubChem CID: 935
Chromium PubChem CID: 23976
Copper PubChem CID: 23978
Zinc PubChem CID: 23994
Cobalt PubChem CID: 104730
Leukotriene B4 PubChem CID: 5280492
8-epi-PGF2alpha PubChem CID: 5282263
Silicon PubChem CID: 5461123
Selenium PubChem CID: 6326970
Leukotriene E4 PubChem CID: 5280879

MeSH information

MeSH ID D012507
MeSH name Sarcoidosis