Sarcoidosis vs Uveoparotitis - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between sarcoidosis and uveoparotitis

is that sarcoidosis is (medicine) a multisystem disorder characterized by small inflammatory nodules while uveoparotitis is a chronic inflammation of the parotid gland and uvea, a symptom of sarcoidosis.

sarcoidosis

English

Noun

  • (medicine) A multisystem disorder characterized by small inflammatory nodules
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    Derived terms

    * neurosarcoidosis

    uveoparotitis

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia uveoparotitis)
  • A chronic inflammation of the parotid gland and uvea, a symptom of sarcoidosis.