- Besnier-Boeck disease
- Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann syndrome
- Boeck's disease
- Boeck's sarcoid
- lupus pernio
- Schaumann's disease
- Inflammatory disease characterized by small lumps or granulomas in lymph nodes and other organs.
Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- A chronic disease of unknown cause that is characterized by the formation of nodules resembling true tubercles especially in the lymph nodes, lungs, bones, and skin -- called also Boeck's disease, Boeck's sarcoid, lupus pernio.
Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary by Merriam-Webster Inc.
- An inflammatory disease marked by the formation of granulomas (small nodules of immune cells) in the lungs, lymph nodes, and other organs. Sarcoidosis may be acute and go away by itself, or it may be chronic and progressive. Also called sarcoid.
National Cancer Institute
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.