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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Other causes include Sjogren's syndrome and certain other autoimmune diseases, diabetes, mouth-breathing, excessive alcohol intake, nutritional deficiencies, and radiation therapy.
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According to the Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation, around four million Americans, of which 90 percent are women, have the illness, making it the second most common autoimmune disease after rheumatoid arthritis, and ahead of lupus.
The 41-year-old, who is married to John, has had Sjogren's syndrome since the age of 17.
Dry eye is one of the early symptoms of the disease and the collaboration will give practitioners access to the new test which supports early diagnosis and potentially more efficient management of Sjogren's Syndrome, which is among the most common and under-diagnosed autoimmune diseases.
Research into the little-known autoimmune condition Sjogren's Syndrome, which affects tennis star Venus Williams, will be carried out at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Edgbaston after the money was given by Arthritis Research UK.
STEPHEN McPHAIL is ready for Cardiff City's new Championship season having found the right balance in his medication to combat Sjogren's Syndrome symptoms.
An international team of researchers released new classification criteria for the common autoimmune condition Sjogren's syndrome.
Sjogren's syndrome is among the most common autoimmune disorders, affecting as many as 3 to 4% of the adult population.