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Sarcoidosis (Schaumann Disease) Summary

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.

Also Known As: Schaumann Disease; Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann Syndrome; Boeck Disease; Boeck's Disease; Schaumann Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 5495 relevant articles (291 outcomes, 549 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Sarcoidosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 44 outcomes 11 studies in 285 results : IBA
  2. infliximab (Remicade) : 30 outcomes 10 studies in 114 results : FDA 2
  3. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 16 outcomes 27 studies in 189 results : IBA
  4. Methotrexate (Mexate) : 14 outcomes 7 studies in 85 results : FDA 8 Generic
  5. Prednisone (Sone) : 9 outcomes 8 studies in 92 results : FDA 119 Generic
  6. Prednisolone (Predate) : 9 outcomes 2 studies in 65 results : FDA 55 Generic
  7. adalimumab (Humira) : 8 outcomes 6 studies in 38 results : FDA 2
  8. Thalidomide (Thalomid) : 8 outcomes 2 studies in 35 results : FDA 2
  9. Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme) : 7 outcomes 27 studies in 450 results : IBA
  10. Steroids : 7 outcomes 3 studies in 97 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Sarcoidosis

  1. Tuberculosis (Tuberculoses)
  2. Granuloma
  3. Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis (Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis)
  4. Inflammation
  5. Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
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Key Therapies for Sarcoidosis

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 6 outcomes 1 study in 51 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 3 outcomes 6 studies in 35 results
  3. Immunomodulation : 3 outcomes 1 study in 7 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 57 results
  5. Splenectomy : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 32 results
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