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What are symptoms of sarcoidosis?

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They vary greatly, depending on which organs are involved. You might have:

  • Dry cough
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tender reddish bumps or patches on the skin
  • Red, teary eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Swollen, painful joints
  • Enlarged, tender lymph glands in the neck, armpits, and groin
  • Enlarged lymph glands in the chest and around the lungs
  • Hoarse voice
  • Painful cysts in the hands, feet, or other bony areas
  • Kidney stones
  • Enlarged liver
  • Arrhythmias -- abnormal or missed heart beats
  • Pericarditis -- inflammation of the heart covering
  • Heart failure
  • Hearing loss
  • Meningitis
  • Seizures
  • Psychiatric disorders

From: Sarcoidosis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.  American Lung Association.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 27, 2018

SOURCE: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.  American Lung Association.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 27, 2018

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