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Sarcoidosis

  • G. Gay
  • J. S. Delmotte

Abstract

Sarcoidosis is a systemic disorder of unknown cause. The non-caseating granuloma is the characteristic feature. The disease is self-limited with a favorable course or chronic with episodic recrudescence and remissions.

Keywords

Cellular Immune Response Intestinal Permeability Liver Localization Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Subclinical Inflammation 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia, Milano 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Gay
  • J. S. Delmotte

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