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It most often affects people between 20 and 40 years of age. Women are diagnosed more frequently than men. The disease is 10 to 17 times more common in African-Americans than in Caucasians. People of Scandinavian, German, Irish, or Puerto Rican origin are also more prone to the disease.

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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