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    Have you ever heard of Sarcoidosis? I hadn’t either until my mom was diagnosed with it eight years ago. My mom takes a lot of medicine for it. Everyday when she wakes up out of bed she is in pain and tired. She takes twelve prescriptions. Some she takes more than once a day so after at the end of the day she takes twenty four pills a day plus two inhalers. She has the disease in several places in her body so she sees five different doctors and four of them are specialties for her Sarcoidosis. She sees a rheumatologist, a neurologist, a pulmonologist,and an ophthalmologist for her symptoms and a general doctor to coordinate it all. In my paper I want to talk about what Sarcoidosis is and the reasons that diagnosing it and living with…

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    INTRODUCTION Sarcoidosis is a multisystem chronic inflammatory disorder.1 The disease primarily affects the pulmonary system. It causes an increase in inflammatory markers which may develop into pulmonary granulomas. The disease may also affect the skin, eyes, kidneys and practically any system of the body.2 Patients require a thorough history and physical and systemic work-up with treatment focused on the most severely affected system.1 Sarcoidosis can affect any age group, ethnicity or race.…

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    ABSTRACT: We report a case of neurosarcoidosis in a patient presenting with rapidly progressive dementia and intermittent delirium. Sarcoidosis with neurologic involvement is rare, and typically does not manifest with psychiatric or cognitive symptomatology. The most common presentation of neurosarcoidosis is facial neuropathy, followed by meningoencephalitis. This patient exhibited accelerated mental status decline over several months. Her response to corticosteroid therapy was dramatic. This…

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    Sarcoidosis Definition

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    In this study, the following terms were conceptually defined to improve the understanding of this research work. Sarcoidosis. The universal definition of this term is “a chronic disease of unknown cause characterized by the enlargement of lymph nodes in many parts of the body and the widespread appearance of granulomas derived from the reticuloendothelial system.” In the context of this research, this is the disease being focused on. Neurosarcoidosis. The dictionary defined the…

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    Analysis of Sarcoidosis exploration to include a timely diagnosis and treatment of people with this disease are imperative to the future wellbeing and recovery of each person that may be affected. The decision to treat a medical condition depends on several factors including the natural course of the disease, the reaction to treatment, and the potential danger of therapy. The analysis of Sarcoidosis has remained troublesome and results in the postponed treatment of the patient because of the…

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    Sarcoidosis was first mentioned by J. Hurtchinson in early 1869, and was thought to be a dermatological condition based on a patient he had seen. During that summer, he visted Christiania (now Oslo, Norway), and viewed a compilation of pathological drawings, including one of a healthy, Swedish sailor, a patient of C.W. Boeck. The sailor had skin lesions comparable to those of Hutchinson's original patient. However, unlike Hutchinson's original patient, this one did not suffer from gout. In…

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    regarding treatment modalities of sarcoidosis induced heart block. Context – Sarcoidosis is a chronic, inflammatory disease that may affect any organ system. Symptoms tend to be vague and include fatigue, lethargy, weight loss, shortness of breath, a dry and hacking cough, blurry vision, dry eyes, arthritis, and cutaneous manifestations. Though this disease may affect any organ system of body, it most commonly localizes to the lungs, which occurs in 90% of patients [1]. A less frequent outcome…

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    Isolated cardiac sarcoidosis- An autopsy case report Abstract: Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease of uncertain etiology, characterized by non- caseating epitheloid cell granulomas which can virtually involve any organ. Cardiac involvement of sarcoidosis is seen in around 4-5% patients, while autopsy studies proved incidence up to 20-25%. Sudden cardiac death is common in cardiac sarcoidosis, since it was not diagnosed due to silent clinical presentation. We report a…

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    immunomodulatory drug marketed at the end of the ‘50s as a reliever to morning sickness in pregnant women, and it is known today for its teratogen effects as one of the biggest pharmaceutical disasters in the history (Ridings, J. - 2013). Due to the lack of research and flexible trials in that time, this drug caused several abortions and malformation to the infant, such as phocomelia – the malformation of the arms and legs. The tragedy, however, led to the growth of a more organized drug…

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    meningitis develops over two weeks or more. Nevertheless, the signs and symptoms of chronic meningitis — headaches, fever, vomiting and mental cloudiness — are similar to those of acute meningitis. Fungal meningitis is relatively rare and causes chronic meningitis. Occasionally, it can imitate acute bacterial meningitis. However, this form of meningitis isn't contagious from person to person. Cryptococcal meningitis is a common fungal form of the disease that affects people with immune…

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