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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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Meanwhile, Sjogren's Syndrome is among many rare diseases, for which a global raise awareness campaign is ongoing.
Identification of parotid salivary biomarkers in Sjogren's syndrome by surface-enhanced laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry and two-dimensional difference gel electrophoresis.
Clinical and morphological features of kidney involvement in primary Sjogren's syndrome.
Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis with primary Sjogren's syndrome.
Functional bowel symptoms and GnRH antibodies: common findings in patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome but not in systemic sclerosis.
who calculated the EULAR Sjogren's syndrome disease activity index (ESSDAI), composed of 12 domains (constitutional, lymphadenopathic, glandular, articular, cutaneous, respiratory, renal, muscular, peripheral nervous system, central nervous system, hematological and biological).
Although you can develop Sjogren's syndrome at any age, most people are older than 40 at the time of diagnosis.
In the light of these findings, a diagnosis of Sjogren's syndrome was made and prednisone (10 mg, oral) and methotrexate (10 mg/week, intramuscular) treatment was initiated.
Variants at multiple loci implicated in both innate and adaptive immune responses are associated with Sjogren's syndrome.
The diagnosis of primary Sjogren's syndrome was made based on the American-European Consensus Classification Criteria as follows.
Now, thanks to the NAHP, Professor Ng is leading the way with research into the condition as he has set up the Primary Sjogren's Syndrome Registry - a national research bio-bank of people with the illness.
Similarly, the diagnosed prevalent cases of primary Sjogren's syndrome (pSS) will increase from 2,161,973 cases in 2014 to 2,384,551 cases in 2024, while the diagnosed prevalent cases of secondary Sjogren's syndrome (sSS) will increase from 1,048,417 cases in 2014 to 1,148,874 cases in 2024.