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Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.483.725
C15.604.515.827.725
Unique ID
D017565
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017565
Scope Note
Sarcoidosis affecting predominantly the lungs, the site most frequently involved and most commonly causing morbidity and mortality in sarcoidosis. Pulmonary sarcoidosis is characterized by sharply circumscribed granulomas in the alveolar, bronchial, and vascular walls, composed of tightly packed cells derived from the mononuclear phagocyte system. The clinical symptoms when present are dyspnea upon exertion, nonproductive cough, and wheezing. (Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p431)
Entry Version
SARCOIDOSIS PULM
Entry Term(s)
Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
Previous Indexing
Lung Diseases (1966-1993)
Sarcoidosis (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/03/03
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary Preferred
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