Sarcoidosis is an autoimmune disease that leads to inflammation of the body's organs, according to WebMD. The disease mostly affects the lungs and lymph nodes, and while there is no cure as of 2015, doctors can treat the... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Although the exact cause of sarcoidosis is not known, scientists believe that it may be due to an immune response abnormality. However, researchers do not know what may be the trigger for this abnormal immune response, a... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

As of 2015, the exact causes and triggers of skin sarcoidosis are unknown, according to Mayo Clinic. Doctors report that some patients are more susceptible to developing the condition if they have a family history of sar... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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