If sarcoidosis causes certain organs and systems to fail, the results can be fatal. These complications are usually associated with the heart, lungs, kidneys, and nervous system. The mortality rate in people diagnosed with sarcoidosis is somewhere between five and eight percent.
- Q Does sarcoidosis affect children differently than adults?
- Q What is an autoantibody?
- Q Could numbness in hands be from sarcoidosis?
- Q Are there any medicines to treat autoimmune diseases?
- Q How common is sarcoidosis?
- Q Why is a lung biopsy needed to confirm sarcoidosis?