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Sarcoidosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sarcoidosis
Tree Number(s)
C15.604.515.827
Unique ID
D012507
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012507
Annotation
coordinate with precoordinated organ disease term; sarcoidosis of heart: coordinate with CARDIOMYOPATHIES, not HEART DISEASES
Scope Note
An idiopathic systemic inflammatory granulomatous disorder comprised of epithelioid and multinucleated giant cells with little necrosis. It usually invades the lungs with fibrosis and may also involve lymph nodes, skin, liver, spleen, eyes, phalangeal bones, and parotid glands.
Entry Term(s)
Besnier-Boeck Disease
Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann Syndrome
Boeck Disease
Boeck's Disease
Boeck's Sarcoid
Schaumann Disease
Schaumann Syndrome
Schaumann's Syndrome
See Also
Kveim Test
Public MeSH Note
PSEUDOTUBERCULOSIS see SARCOIDOSIS 1963-1992
History Note
PSEUDOTUBERCULOSIS use SARCOIDOSIS 1963-1992
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Sarcoidosis Preferred
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