SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.100, no.4, pp.356-359, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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Background: Sarcoidosis is a systemic granulomatous disorder associated with high CD4+cell activity, without any detectable pathogen. Clustering in families occurs, and the existence of a genetic predisposition to sarcoidosis is widely accepted. There are differences among different ethnic groups.