Sarcoidosis

Va Disability Compensation Rating  For Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is a disease portrayed by the development of small assortments of inflammatory cells (granulomas) in any piece of your body — most ordinarily the lungs and lymph hubs. In any case, it can likewise influence the eyes, skin, heart and different organs.

There is no remedy for sarcoidosis, yet the vast majority do very well with no treatment or just humble treatment. Now and again, sarcoidosis disappears all alone. In any case, sarcoidosis may keep going for quite a long time and may cause organ harm.

Side Effects

Signs and side effects of sarcoidosis shift contingent upon which organs are influenced.

General Symptoms Of 

Sarcoidosis can start with these signs and manifestations:

  • Weakness
  • Swollen lymph hubs
  • Weight reduction
  • Agony and expansion in joints, like the lower legs

Symptoms Of The Lungs

Sarcoidosis regularly influences the lungs and may mess lung up, for example,

  • Tenacious dry cough
  • Windedness
  • Wheezing
  • Chest torment

Indication Of Skin Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis may mess skin up, which may include:

  • A rash of red or ruddy purple knocks, typically situated on the shins or lower legs, which might be warm and delicate to the touch
  • Deforming injuries (sores) on the button, cheeks and ears
  • Parts of skin becoming hazier or lighter in shading
  • Developments under the skin (knobs), especially around scars or tattoos

Symptoms Of Eye Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis can influence the eyes without causing any indications, so it's imperative to have your eyes checked routinely. At the point when eye signs and manifestations do happen, they may include:

  • Obscured vision
  • Eye torment
  • Consuming, tingling or dry eyes
  • Extreme redness
  • Affectability to light

Symptoms Of Heart Sarcoidosis

Signs and indications identified with cardiovascular sarcoidosis may include:

  • Chest torment
  • Windedness (dyspnea)
  • Blacking out (syncope)
  • Weakness
  • Sporadic heartbeats (arrhythmias)
  • Rapid or vacillating heart beat (palpitations)
  • Growing brought about by abundance liquid (edema)

Sarcoidosis can likewise influence calcium digestion, the sensory system, the liver and spleen, muscles, bones and joints, the kidneys, lymph hubs, or some other organ.

Description Percentage

Cor pulmonale, or; cardiac involvement with congestive heart failure, or; progressive pulmonary disease with fever, night sweats, and weight loss despite treatment

100
Description Percentage

Pulmonary involvement requiring systemic high dose (therapeutic) corticosteroids for control

60
Description Percentage

Pulmonary involvement with persistent symptoms requiring chronic low dose (maintenance) or intermittent corticosteroids

30
Description Percentage

Chronic hilar adenopathy or stable lung infiltrates without symptoms or physiologic impairment

0

Or rate active disease or residuals as chronic bronchitis (DC 6600) and extra- pulmonary involvement under specific body system involved

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