For this year’s awareness month, ‘Say Sarcoidosis’

Saying “sarcoidosis” can be problematic for some, so the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR) will focus on the condition’s pronunciation as part of this year’s National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month, which is observed each April. Sarcoidosis is also difficult to diagnose, and therapies can only manage its symptoms.

Sarcoidosis tied to higher long-term venous thromboembolism risk

People with sarcoidosis are significantly more likely to develop venous thromboembolism (VTE), which occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein, over 10 years than the general population, a nationwide study in Denmark suggests. And while there are substantial differences in clinical characteristics between those who develop VTE…