What are the causes of mortality in sarcoidosis?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Nader Kamangar, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Data regarding mortality from sarcoidosis are scant. In the United States, deaths tend to result from the complications of end-stage lung disease (eg, respiratory failure, right heart failure).


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