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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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.
Belege aus dem Salis-Livischen sind gekennzeichnet (sofern Kettunen sie in Sjogrens Worterbuch und Grammatik als solche identifizieren konnte), und auch innerhalb des kurland-livischen Materials finden sich auch immer wieder Angaben zu den Mundarten (z.
Sjogren sendromu, ekzokrin bezleri tutan yavas seyirli, kronik, otoimmun, sistemik bir hastaliktir.
Bu yazida epilepsi nobeti gecirme oykusu ile acil servise basvuran, nororadyolojik goruntulemesinde demiyelinizan karakterde lezyon saptanan ve yapilan tetkikler sonucunda Sjogren sendromu tanisi konulan 25 yasindaki bir olgu sunulmaktadir.
Sjogrens syndrome is an auto-immune disease affecting the lacrimal and all salivary glands, but predominantly the parotid glands.
Literature over the last 2 decades has described the use of MR imaging to diagnose and stage the severity of Sjogrens syndrome involving the parotid glands.
Henrik Sjogren was one of the best known Swedish doctors worldwide.
Research has evolved since Sjogren first defined primary and secondary Sjogren's syndrome.
The syndrome, named after Swedish ophthalmologist Henrik Sjogren, is an autoimmune disorder-a disorder in which your immune system attacks your body's own healthy tissues.
The syndrome, named after Swedish ophthalmologist Henrik Sjogren, is an autoimmune disorder-which means that your immune system attacks your body's own healthy tissues.
The syndrome, named after Swedish ophthalmologist Henrik Sjogren, is an autoimmune disorder--which means that your immune system attacks your body's own healthy tissues.