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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Some of these autoantibodies are against Ro/SSA (Sjogren's syndrome A) or La/SSB (Sjogren's syndrome B) ribonucleoprotein complexes.
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"This has been a new challenge for her with Sjogrens. She has shown us - and given hope to a lot of people - what you can do with your life and your career if you take good care of yourself.
Abstract: The aim of this longitudinal prospective study was to evaluate the effects of periodontal treatment on the clinical, microbiological and immunological periodontal parameters, and on the systemic activity (ESSDAI) and subjective (ESSPRI) indexes in patients with primary Sjogren's Syndrome (pSS).
Sjogren's syndrome is a systemic diffuse connective tissue disease that is characterized by chronic, autoimmune inflammation of exocrine glands, especially the salivary and lacrimal glands, resulting in glandular hypofunction.
Sjogren's syndrome (SS) is a systemic autoimmune disease that can involve both the peripheral nervous systems and central nervous systems (CNS).
Sjogrens Worterbuch ist ein typisches Kind seiner Zeit, in der es exakte phonetische Notationssysteme noch nicht gab und die Feldforschung noch in den Kinderschuhen steckte.
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.
Sjogren's syndrome is subclassified into primary Sjogren's syndrome, consisting of dryness of the mouth (xerostomia) and eyes (keratoconjunctivitis sicca), and secondary Sjogren's syndrome, which is also associated with other systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or scleroderma.
Currently, some 4 million people in this country have Sjogren's syndrome (Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation, 2013).
Clinical and epidemiological profile of patients with Sjogren's syndrome concomitant to rheumatoid arthritis