What Bernie Mac Died Of?

How old was Bernie Mac when he died?

50 years (1957–2008)Bernie Mac/Age at deathSadly, Mac’s life was cut short in 2008 when he was just 50.

But his legacy lives on through an illustrious body of work that includes performances, movies, and an eponymous television show..

How did Bernie Mac get sarcoidosis?

Bernie Mac was tragically one of the casualties of this horrible disease. Sarcoidosis is a disease which, despite many years of research, still has no known specific cause.

What is end stage sarcoidosis?

The final stage of sarcoidosis is reached when diffuse fibrosis has rendered the lungs virtually nonfunctional (Schorr, 2004). High resolution CT scans typically demonstrate central bronchial distortion, peripheral honeycombing, and diffuse linear opacities.

Can you die from MAC?

Q: Will the disease cause an early death? A: MAC treatment may possibly “cure” the MAC infection. However, the damage already done to the lungs cannot be cured (bronchiectasis). The breathing tests (also called pulmonary function tests) are abnormal in most patients with bronchiectasis.

What illness did Bernie Mac die from?

Comedian Bernie Mac died on Saturday (August 9) of complications from pneumonia. In the coverage of his death, the media has reported that in 1983, doctors diagnosed him with a mysterious ailment called sarcoidosis.

Who has died of sarcoidosis?

Bernie Mac, was an American comedian, actor, and voice artist. He lived with lung sarcoidosis for 25 years and died from complications of pneumonia.