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]
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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
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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]
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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
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Donshik et al., "Clinical guidelines for management of dry eye associated with Sjogren disease," The Ocular Surface, vol.