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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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