Sjogren syndrome


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Sjö·gren syn·drome

(shōr'gren),
keratoconjunctivitis sicca, dryness of mucous membranes, telangiectasias or purpuric spots on the face, and bilateral parotid enlargement; seen in menopausal women and often associated with rheumatoid arthritis, Raynaud phenomenon, and dental caries; there are changes in the lacrimal and salivary glands resembling those of Mikulicz disease.
[H.S.C. Sjögren]

Sjö·gren syn·drome

(shōr'gren),
keratoconjunctivitis sicca, dryness of mucous membranes, telangiectasias or purpuric spots on the face, and bilateral parotid enlargement; seen in menopausal women and often associated with rheumatoid arthritis, Raynaud phenomenon, and dental caries; there are changes in the lacrimal and salivary glands resembling those of Mikulicz disease.
[H.S.C. Sjögren]

Sjögren syndrome

Rheumatology An autoimmune disorder more common in older ♀, associated with rheumatoid arthritis, SLE, scleroderma, polymyositis, and other connective tissue diseases Clinical Dry eyes, dry mouth Lab SS-A, SS-B antibodies Management Symptomatic, maintain hydration of mouth, eyes, skin

Sjö·gren syn·drome

(SS) (shōr'gren sin'drōm)
Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, dryness of mucous membranes, telangiectases, or purpuric spots on the face, and bilateral parotid enlargement; seen in menopausal women and often associated with rheumatoid arthritis, Raynaud phenomenon, and dental caries; there are changes in the lacrimal and salivary glands resembling those of Mikulicz disease.
[H.S.C. Sjögren]

Sjögren,

Henrik Samuel Conrad, Swedish ophthalmologist, 1899-1986.
Gougerot-Sjögren disease - Synonym(s): Sjögren syndrome
Sjögren disease - Synonym(s): Sjögren syndrome
Sjögren syndrome - keratoconjunctivitis sicca, dryness of mucous membranes, telangiectasias or purpuric spots on the face, and bilateral parotid enlargement, seen in menopausal women. Synonym(s): Gougerot-Sjögren disease; sicca syndrome; Sjögren disease

Sjögren,

Karl Gustaf Torsten, Swedish physician, 1859-1939.
Marinesco-Sjögren-Garland syndrome - see under Marinesco
Marinesco-Sjögren syndrome - see under Marinesco
Sjögren syndrome - Synonym(s): Marinesco-Sjögren syndrome
Sjögren-Larsson syndrome - congenital ichthyosis in association with oligophrenia and spastic paraplegia.
Torsten Sjögren syndrome - Synonym(s): Marinesco-Sjögren-Garland syndrome
Torsten syndrome - Synonym(s): Marinesco-Sjögren syndrome

Sjö·gren syn·drome

(shōr'gren sin'drōm)
Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, an autoimmune disease, involving dryness of mucous membranes, telangiectases, or purpuric spots on the face, and bilateral parotid enlargement; seen in menopausal women and often associated with rheumatoid arthritis, Raynaud phenomenon, and dental caries.
[H.S.C. Sjögren]
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Sjogren syndrome can have multiple systemic manifestations, including musculoskeletal, pulmonary, renal, and hematologic involvement.
The criteria used to diagnose Sjogren syndrome has been the subject of much controversy, with as many as nine different sets of criteria having been previously proposed.
Although sialometry and sialochemistry are noninvasive, objective measures of salivary flow, their sensitivity and specificity in diagnosing Sjogren syndrome have yet to be properly defined.
Although the treatment modalities for Sjogren syndrome are largely limited to symptomatic relief of associated symptoms, diagnosis remains essential because long-term surveillance for the development of malignant lymphoma is necessary.
Early diagnosis is essential to prevent complications of Sjogren syndrome and to undertake surveillance for the development of lymphoma.
Further immunologic workup and salivary scintigraphy in both cases indicated a possible diagnosis of Sjogren syndrome as a cause of dRTA, although neither had any subjective sicca syndrome.
8) Taken together, this suggests that dRTA associated with a positive anti-Ro antibody, typical chronic tubulointerstitial nephritis and the exclusion of other autoimmune disorders may be the forme fruste of primary Sjogren syndrome, even without subjective sicca syndrome.
Renal involvement presented with HP may precede the typical sicca syndrome and unveil Sjogren syndrome regardless of age and sex.
Hypokalemic periodic paralysis due to the Sjogren syndrome in Chinese patients.
Hypokalemic paralysis caused by distal renal tubular acidosis may unveil Sjogren syndrome in elderly patients, even without initial typical sicca syndrome.