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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Given the major symptoms of Sjogren's Syndrome is chronic dry eye, patients are required to always lubricate their eyes to avoid damage that can lead to infection or scarring of the eye.
The study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of LO2A for symptomatic improvement of DES in 60 adult patients with Sjogren's in Israel.
Based on the above clinical presentation and the attendant laboratory work, a diagnosis of distal RTA (dRTA) due to primary Sjogren's syndrome was made.
Elevated salivary and synovial fluid beta2microglobulin in Sjogren's syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis.
Conclusion: The frequency of Sjogren's Syndrome among patients with IBS is relatively higher than the general population.
Primary Sjogren's Syndrome (pSS) is a systemic autoimmune disease mainly characterized by involvement of the exocrine glands, leading to dry mouth or sicca syndrome, (1,2) with a global prevalence of about 0.
Among cases, the most common diagnosis was Sjogren's syndrome (53%), followed by systemic lupus erythematosus (46%).
3 million Americans with Sjogren's syndrome, which is pronounced SHOW-grens.
Keywords: Childhood, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren's syndrome
Anti-inflammatory effects of rebamipide eyedrop administration on ocular lesions in a murine model of primary Sjogren's syndrome.
Minor salivary gland biopsy from lower lip shows focal lymphoid infiltration consistent with Sjogren's syndrome.
Bradley University students have developed a video game to raise awareness about one of the country's most prevalent autoimmune diseases: Sjogren's Syndrome.