Do You Know The Symptoms of Neurosarcoidosis?

Q:
Do you know the symptoms of neurosarcoidosis?

A:
Although sarcoidosis can affect almost any organs, it usually affects the lungs. When it affects the nervous system, the condition is called neurosarcoidosis.

Based on what areas of the body are affected by the inflammation in the brain, the symptoms may vary from patients to patients.

If it affects the brain or cranial nerves, you may feel:

  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Speech problems
  • Headaches
  • Inability to smell or taste
  • Double vision
  • Hallucinations
  • Seizures
  • Palsy in the facial muscles

If it affects the peripheral nerves, you may have:

  • Inability to move parts of the body
  • Weak muscles
  • Tingling and numbness

If the pituitary gland is affected, additional symptoms can occur, including:

  • Severe tiredness
  • Extreme thirst
  • Urinate frequently
  • Menstrual cycle changes (in women)

If you have symptoms above, please see your doctor as soon as possible.

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