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Unraveling the enigma of sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is an uncommon, genetically-conditioned disease, affecting primarily the lungs. Most cases resolve spontaneously. It is defined by a systemic granulomatous response (SGR) of unknown cause. A granuloma is a distinctive mixed-cellular immune response that reflects failure

A mild form of dermatomyositis as a prodromal sign of lung cancer: looking behind the skin

Dermatomyositis is a rare inflammatory disease characterized by specific skin findings and inflammatory lesions in the muscle biopsy. The most common clinical signs of dermatomyositis include an erythema over the face, neck and upper trunk known as