What is sarcoidosis?

Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease characterized by small lumps or granulomas. It usually invades the lungs with fibrosis and may also involve lymph nodes, skin, liver, spleen, eyes, phalangeal bones, and parotid glands.

How do members experience sarcoidosis?

Top 5 symptoms reported by people with sarcoidosis*

*Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.

Top treatments taken by people for sarcoidosis*

*Data from patients with sarcoidosis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.

Compare treatments taken by people with sarcoidosis*

Treatment
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment

(Prednisone Intensol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
sarcoidosis (1)

*Data from patients with sarcoidosis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.

Who has sarcoidosis on PatientsLikeMe?

Age

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 10
30s 37
40s 76
50s 204
60s 153
70+ 95

Distribution of sex

Sex

Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 153
Female 418