Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Sarcoidosis Incidence

Facts about sarcoidosis:

  • About 50 out of 100,000 people in the US have sarcoidosis.
  • Most cases occur in people between the ages of 20 and 60.
  • Females are affected more commonly than males.
  • It is 10 times more common in African Americans than in Caucasian Americans.

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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