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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Cystic lung disease can be associated with not only Sjogren syndrome with lymphocytic bronchiolitis [2] but also with pulmonary amyloidosis [12].
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Interestingly, two out of the five patients from this original report later received the diagnosis of Sjogren syndrome [3].
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A 66-year-old woman with Sjogren syndrome presented with a 10-year history of intermittent bilateral preauricular swelling and pain, dry eyes, and dry mouth.
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Peripheral neuropathy in primary Sjogren syndrome: a population-based study.
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