Sarcoidosis is granulomatous disease. These tiny granulomas can grow and clump together, making many large and small groups of lumps. Sarcoidosis can occur in almost any part of the body, commonly affected ones being Lungs, Lymph nodes, Skin, Eyes & Liver. In the active phase, the granulomas form and grow; patient is symptomatic and scar tissue can form in the organs where the granulomas occur. In the nonactive phase, the inflammation reduces and the granulomas may shrink. Dyspnea and relentless cough are among the first symptoms of sarcoidosis; it can also show up suddenly with the appearance erythema nodosum on the face, arms or shins. S ACE levels and biopsy are common form of investigations. Steroids form the mainstay of treatment.


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