Chronic, multisystem disorder characterized by local accumulation of T lymphocytes and mononuclearphagocytes forming noncaseating epithelioid granulomas
Symptoms mainly due to organ d...
Fatigue, general weakness
Skin (25% patients):
Cardiac/respiratory (most patients):
Provide supplemental oxygen.
Monitor for dysrhythmias.
Patients should be observed without therapy,...
Patients with moderate to severe respiratory symptoms
Significant cardiac conduction delays
Evaluate patients with chest radiographs to determine stage and progression of disease.
Prednisone is treatment of choice for exacerbations of disease.
Monitor for signs of hypercalc...
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517.8 Lung involvement in other diseases classified elsewhere
D86.0 Sarcoidosis of lung
D86.3 Sarcoidosis of skin
D86.9 Sarcoidosis, unspecified
D86.85 Sarcoid myocarditis
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