The potential of the immunological markers of sarcoidosis in exhaled breath and peripheral blood as future diagnostic and monitoring techniques

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Sarcoidosis is characterised by non-caseating granulomatous inflammation, with exaggerated immune responses at sites of disease and derangements of normal tissue architecture. The lungs are most commonly involved and progressive inflammation may result in pulmonary fibrosis. The immunopathogenesis and aetiology remain uncertain, which has made it difficult… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10787-011-0079-3

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