being a multisystem autoimmune disease can affect the entire respiratory tract, with manifestations ranging from obstructive small airway disease, xerotrachea and bronchial sicca, lung cysts, pulmonary amyloidosis, pulmonary hypertension, lymphoinfiltrative or lymphoproliferative lung disease, and pleural involvement to various patterns of interstitial lung disease (ILD) like nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP) or usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP).
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.
A 65-year-old woman with Sjogren syndrome
sought treatment at National University Taiwan hospital with fever (38.
About 90 percent of people with Sjogren syndrome
are women, and most are diagnosed in their late 40s, but it can occur in all age groups.
I have described this association with each of the main clinical aspects of the Sjogren syndrome
in aspartame reactors--including the reduction or absence of secretions from the lacrimal and salivary glands, arthropathy, and cerebral dysfunction.
Primary sjogren syndrome
in childhood: report of a case and review of the literature.
Primary Sjogren syndrome
presenting as neuromyelitis optica.
Over the ensuing years, literally thousands of papers have been published on Sjogren syndrome
(SS) and many diagnostic algorithms have been proposed.
These antibodies are found in ~60% of patients with Sjogren syndrome
, in ~30% of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, in a majority of patients with sub-acute cutaneous lupus, and in the neonatal lupus syndrome (1,2).
Childhood Sjogren syndrome
presenting as acute brainstem encephalitis.
Abstract: This case report describes a patient with Sjogren syndrome
(SS) whose sole presenting feature was bilateral and painful submandibular gland enlargement.
Renal tubular dysfunction in patients with primary Sjogren syndrome