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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Although not histologically proven, the clinical diagnosis of Sjogrens syndrome in this case is considered almost certain.
From the author's personal experience, MR sialography can reasonably be considered the radiological investigation of choice for suspected Sjogrens syndrome and acute acalculous parotiditis.
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