sicca syndrome


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sicca syndrome

 [sik´ah]
keratoconjunctivitis and xerostomia (dry mouth) without connective tissue disease.

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]
Dryness of eyes, often due to decreased tear secretion, which occurs in Sjögren syndrome, autoimmune disorders—systemic lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, sarcoidosis—amyloidosis, hypothyroidism, vitamin A deficiency, and in periorbital lymphoproliferative disorders

sicca syndrome

Dryness of the mouth and eyes from inadequate secretion of saliva and tears occurring in the absence of a connective tissue disorder. See also SJOGREN'S SYNDROME.

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
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Dysmenorrhea, the sicca syndrome, subjective swelling, increased urinary frequency, shortness of breath, headache, constipation, paresthesia, cognitive dysfunction , arthralgia, tiredness, morning stiffness, depression, and anxiety were associated with higher TPC.
Diffuse infiltrative lymphocytosis syndrome: a disorder occurring in human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection that may present as a sicca syndrome. Rheum Dis Clin North Am.
Other associated symptoms include subjective swelling, headaches, paresthesias, noncardiac chest pain, irritable bladder, dysmenorrhea, cold intolerance, dry eyes and mouth (Sicca syndrome), Raynaud's phenomenon, mitral valve prolapse, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, and auditory and/or vestibular abnormalities (Boulware et al., 1990; Goldenberg, 1989b; Johnson, Collo, Finch, & Felicetta, 1990; "Shapening the Focus," 1988; Unger, 1996; Waylonis & Heck, 1992).
Gynaecological symptoms and sexual disability in women with primary Sjogren's syndrome and sicca syndrome. Clin Exp Rheumatol 2013; 31:683-90.
In recent years, it has become known that HCV induces a broad spectrum of extrahepatic manifestations, including some cutaneous ones such as mixed cryoglobulinemia, porphyria cutanea tarda, leukocytoclastic vasculitis, lichen planus (LP), sicca syndrome, and others.
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