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Pulmonary Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis affecting predominantly the lungs, the site most frequently involved and most commonly causing morbidity and mortality in sarcoidosis. Pulmonary sarcoidosis is characterized by sharply circumscribed granulomas in the alveolar, bronchial, and vascular walls, composed of tightly packed cells derived from the mononuclear phagocyte system. The clinical symptoms when present are dyspnea upon exertion, nonproductive cough, and wheezing. (Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p431)
Also Known As:
Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary; Pulmonary Sarcoidoses; Sarcoidoses, Pulmonary
Networked: 623 relevant articles (38 outcomes, 82 trials/studies) for this Disease, Comments

Relationship Network

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Sarcoidosis (Schaumann Disease)
2. Lung Diseases (Lung Disease)
3. Pulmonary Tuberculosis
4. Asthma (Bronchial Asthma)
5. Bronchial Hyperreactivity

Experts

1. Grunewald, J: 8 articles (11/2012 - 03/2000)
2. Eklund, A: 8 articles (11/2012 - 03/2000)
3. Baughman, Robert P: 6 articles (06/2013 - 10/2002)
4. Judson, Marc A: 6 articles (06/2011 - 10/2002)
5. Wahlström, J: 5 articles (11/2012 - 01/2001)
6. Petrek, M: 5 articles (11/2011 - 09/2000)
7. Kolek, V: 5 articles (11/2011 - 09/2000)
8. Antoniou, Katerina M: 5 articles (01/2010 - 06/2006)
9. Milman, Nils: 5 articles (10/2009 - 07/2003)
10. du Bois, Roland M: 5 articles (08/2009 - 03/2002)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Pulmonary Sarcoidosis:
1. infliximab (Remicade)FDA Link
2. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
3. Budesonide (Pulmicort)FDA LinkGeneric
4. SteroidsIBA
5. Prednisone (Sone)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme)IBA
7. Prednisolone (Predate)FDA LinkGeneric
8. CortisoneIBA
9. CytotoxinsIBA
10. Azathioprine (Imuran)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplants (Transplant)
2. Catheters
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Lung Transplantation
5. Aftercare (After-Treatment)

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