Sjögren's syndrome

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Sjögren's syndrome

[′shō·grənz ‚sin‚drōm]
(immunology)
An autoimmune disease characterized by the destruction of salivary and lacrimal glands, damage by T lymphocytes within the glands may be accompanied by damage by immune complexes throughout the body.
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5] Unlike other investigators, [5,18] we only included patients with sicca symptoms, since the idea behind our study was to develop an additional tool to benefit in the diagnosis of those in whom SS is suspected (i.
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Keywords: Cyclosporine, Dry eye disease, Fluorescein staining, International task force (ITF) guidelines, Keratoconjuctivitis sicca (KCS), Schirmer test, Tear break up time (BUT).
The results of the study concluded that the ocular manifestations were found in a significant proportion of patients with RA of which keratoconjunctivitis sicca was the common disease.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Sicca Syndrome (Sjogren)
The role of inflammation and antiinflammation therapies in keratoconjunctivitis sicca.
Sjogren syndrome being a multisystem autoimmune disease can affect the entire respiratory tract, with manifestations ranging from obstructive small airway disease, xerotrachea and bronchial sicca, lung cysts, pulmonary amyloidosis, pulmonary hypertension, lymphoinfiltrative or lymphoproliferative lung disease, and pleural involvement to various patterns of interstitial lung disease (ILD) like nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP) or usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP).
A prospective study of sicca symptoms in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Aun no se ha demostrado la asociacion entre actividad de la enfermedad y la aparicion de esta patologia; sin embargo, en las lineas de tratamiento y seguimiento, el control de la enfermedad asociado con el manejo establecido para queratoconjuntivitis sicca y perforacion ocular ha llevado a mejoria de la enfermedad y control de sintomas.
Its proper name is Keratoconjunctivitis sicca ("sicca" means dry in Latin).
All SLE patients, she said, present with joint pain, rash, SICCA, GIT problems are therefore common.