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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The FM patients had higher rates of chronic fatigue, easy tiring, weakness, waking up tired, sleep disturbances, severe headache, irritable bowel syndrome, sicca symptoms, and dizziness that were statistically significant when compared to those in the healthy subjects (p<0.
Many can still be identified by their distinctive marks, so that Sicca and her team have been able to reconstruct the dispersed remains to a very large extent.
The most up-to-date discussion, including references to the scholarly debate, is that of Simmons, Arnobius of Sicca 131-63 ("God and the World') and 174-83 ("God and the Gods").
Primary Sjogren's syndrome occurs when a patient is diagnosed with both keratitis sicca and xerostomia.
To the Editor: Primary Sjogren syndrome (pSS) is a systemic autoimmune disorder characterized by the simultaneous presence of keratoconjunctivitis sicca and xerostomia in the absence of other connective tissue diseases.
Left untreated, irritated and tearing eyes can lead to more serious problems such as blurry vision, cornea infections, and even an ocular surface disease called keratoconjunctivitis sicca.
The hallmark of Sjogren's syndrome is the sicca complex of xerostomia and keratoconjunctivitis.
Seven miles from town and six miles from the M40 is Sicca Lodge at Wyre Lane, a backwater of the small settlement, adjoining open farmland.
Marston Sicca parish council has not objected but Clifford Chambers parish council has, saying with Glastonbury music festival cancelled organisers and police would not be able to control a large number of people.
Sicca syndrome: A condition manifested by dry eyes and dry mouth.
Hydropsychidae + Isonychia sicca + Ambrysus circumcinctus Prey taxon 8.