Sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that affects multiple organs in the body, but mostly the lungs and lymph glands. Bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy, pulmonary involvement, and ocular and cutaneous lesions are classic findings, however sarcoidosis can affect many other organs.
Sarcoidosis is a systemic granulomatous disorder of unknown cause characterised by frequent pulmonary involvement The symptoms of sarcoidosis can vary greatly, depending on which organs are involved. Most patients initially complain of a persistent dry cough, fatigue, and shortness of breath.
Sarcoidosis is very unusual in Mexico,less than 15 cases of sarcoidosis, and usually in Mexicans with recent Caucasian background.