Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis: Lung Biopsy in Certain Cases May Help Control Complications at Royal Brompton

It is important to perform a lung biopsy when a change in chest X-ray is seen during pulmonary sarcoidosis monitoring, according to Japanese scientists in the study “Multicentric Castleman’s disease developing during follow-up of sarcoidosis.”The biospy could rule out or lead to appropriate treatment of the rare multicentric Castleman’s disease (MCD).The study recently published in Respirology...

Hopkins doctors hopeful for sarcoidosis cure

BALTIMORE — Three years ago, lung researchers at Johns Hopkins Hospital identified a possible protein trigger responsible for sarcoidosis, a potentially fatal inflam- matory disease marked by tiny clumps of inflammatory cells that each year leaves deep, grainy scars on the lungs, lymph nodes, skin and almost all major organs in hundreds of thousands...

Struggle To live- Sarcoidosis – Carla Malcoms Story

I started having “weird” symptoms in March of 2006, with swelling of the face being the worst, so I went to my family doctor. He put me on an anti-inflammatory and sent me on my way. The symptoms got worse. My symptoms included: swelling in my eyes, face and neck; muscle cramps and twitching;...

Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia in Sarcoidosis Patient Successfully Treated with Rituxan, CellCept Combo

Patients with sarcoidosis may develop a condition known as autoimmune hemolytic anemia, in which the red blood cells are prematurely destroyed by the immune system. Although this is not well documented, researchers at Warwick Hospital in England have reported the case of a patient who exhibited both illnesses.Their study, “Steroid Refractory Autoimmune Haemolytic Anaemia...

Inside Inflammation: Sarcoidosis Must Read This Info

Coping with an ‘invisible disease,’ and turning to peers for support In the medical world, inflammation causes a litany of health issues. Ranging from arthritis to bowel disease, from skin disease to cancer. It occurs as a result of a change in our immune system. What is sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis is such an illness that results from inflammation....

Hopkins doctors hopeful for sarcoidosis cure

BALTIMORE — Three years ago, lung researchers at Johns Hopkins Hospital identified a possible protein trigger responsible for sarcoidosis, a potentially fatal inflam- matory disease marked by tiny clumps of inflammatory cells that each year leaves deep, grainy scars on the lungs, lymph nodes, skin and almost all major organs in hundreds of thousands...

What Is The Best Sarcoidosis Diet Plan To Follow?

The list of foods below is simply a start…we’ve had people with all different forms of inflammatory chronic disease get great results following our complete healthy lifestyle plan.  I share more about it below and hope that this information helps those looking for a Sarcoidosis diet plan that works.First of all, for those of...

Sarcoidosis or Sarcoid: Definition, Causes, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Signs, Diagnosis, Treatment

Sarcoidosis is a Greek word means "Resembling Condition". Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease spread in several organs in human body. Inflammation causes granuloma formation, which is known as Sarcoid. Sarcoidosis or Sarcoid usually affects lungs and skin. The exact cause for Sarcoidosis or Sarcoid is still not yet known. In this article, we will...

How My Sarcoidosis Inspires Me to Be Creative Every Day

After I was diagnosed with sarcoidosis, I spent weeks circling the drain of self-pity. I was convinced my problems were worse then anyone else’s. I blamed myself. I cursed God. When my wife tried to talk to me, I was tight-lipped and curt. I was angry and afraid and spiteful. Why was this happening to me? I believed I was...

What is Sarcoidosis And Causes And Symptoms And How to Deal With Sarcoidosis

How to Deal With Sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis is the growth and accumulation of inflammatory-type cells in different parts of the body, most notably the lymph nodes, lungs, eyes and skin. The cells eventually form abnormal lumps or nodules (granulomas), which can change the structure and function of the tissue affected. The cause of sarcoidosis is not...

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