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Sarcoidosis Cause Cardiac
Sarcoidosis: Dear jbennett, sarcoidosis is a disease of unknown etiology which can affect almost any part of a patient's body. It is known for the granulomas it produces--non-caseating--which can form commonly in the lungs. About 50% of the patients are african or hispanic origin, there is also a large % from northern europe. It has been found that a patient's immune response creates the granulomas. .. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Cardiac involvement in sarcoid is not uncommon but most pts experience arrrhythmias that are usually self limited. However some pts cand develop extensive granulomatous infiltration of the heart conduction system and are at risk for suuden death defibrillators have been of some help. Also pts with advanced fibrosi can develop a rv cardiomyopathy with increased potential for arrest. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Something else: Nocturnal HTN or failure to have a "nocturnal dip" in BP signifies that BP elevation is due to something other than just garden variety essential htn. Such findings should prompt a search for the usual suspects - alcohol or drug use, renal artery stenosis, hyperaldosteronism, pheochromocytoma, obstructive sleep apnea, etc. ...Read more
Waking with palpitations for the past week , while on oral steroid no systoms , is this possible cardiac sarcoidosis starting, also some s o breath?
I have restrict cardiomyopathy from cardiac sarcoidosis recently developed arrythmia and bp is now 180/78 with 58 pulse bradycardia, what is happenin?
Silica causes : sarcoid is caused exposure to silica silicones or sikicates silica is in the air the water in fallopian clamps pacemakers in ceramics in teeth as caps ...Read more
Yes: Sarcoidosis of the heart can block the electrical system and cause both arrhythmias and heart block which can lead to cardiac arrest. This is a very serious condition and sometimes requires a pacemaker or even an implantable defibrillator. Cardiology consultation and management is highly desirable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have sarcoidosis of the lungs but I'm having heart palps already had MRI my heart was fine but still having heart palps could MRI miss cardiac sarc?
Sarcoid: There are many causes of palpitations. Sarcoid in the lung could potentially cause them without heart involvement. MRI can miss sarcoid in the heart and even biopsy isn't 100%. You could have palps without having any sarcoid so delineating a cause may be difficult. I'd advise having a discussion regarding your concerns with your Doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is sarcoidosis? What are the conditions of sarcoidosis, what are the causes and can people recover without any treatment?
Sarcoidosis : Sarcoidosis is disease that causes inflammation of the lungs, kidneys and eyes. It is more common in patients of scandinavian or african america descent. It can cause episodes of acute & chronic lung & kidney disease & eye inflammation (uveitis)- treated with steroids & autoimmune medications. Most patients need treatment for complications that can cause significant damage when not treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sarcoidosis - my first ACE level was 98 and now my second ACE level is 111. Dr thinks sarc. Not on meds. Could ms, mg, etc. Be the cause?
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