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Smoking, male sex linked to ocular sarcoidosis
Smoking, male sex linked to ocular sarcoidosis (May 21, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Virginia - A new report presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference finds two factors associated with ocular sarcoidosis. Researchers studied over 100 patients with biopsy proven sarcoidosis, 21 of whom had ocular sarcoidosis. Results showed that smoking history raised risk of the disease fivefold, while male sex raised risk sevenfold.
 
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