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Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary

"Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 32 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2010 and 2011 and 2014 and 2016 and 2019
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.