Sjogren syndrome


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Related to Sjogren syndrome: systemic lupus erythematosus, Scleroderma, Lupus

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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Acute interstitial pneumonitis (AIP) is a rare, but potentially lethal, complication of Sjogren syndrome and can be the initial presentation of the disease per se.
A 62-year-old woman with Sjogren syndrome presented with a clinical history similar to that of patient 1 and with similar findings on serology and a lip biopsy.
In 1998, Izumi et al reported that steroid irrigation of the parotid gland significantly increased salivary flow rate inpatients with Sjogren syndrome.
not Sjogren syndrome and/or any form of lupus, mixed connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis, scleroderma, or rheumatoid arthritis).
Sjogren syndrome was more prevalent in group I [42 (45%) of 93 patients] than in group II [10 (18%) of 56 patients; [[chi].
A case of pathology-proven neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder with Sjogren syndrome manifesting aphasia and apraxia due to a localized cerebral white matter lesion.