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Extraglandular Manifestations of Primary Sjögren's Syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24287197     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sjögren syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disease that typically affects the salivary and lacrimal glands. Aside from the common glandular signs and symptoms, Sjögren syndrome may also cause mononuclear infiltration and immune complex deposition involving extraglandular sites producing several extraglandular manifestations (EGM). The prevalence of EGMs varies greatly depending on the particular manifestation. This article examines the ways that EGMs may present in patients with primary Sjögren syndrome. The focus is on the more prevalent and significant EGMs including involvement of the nervous system, pulmonary manifestations, vasculitis associated with primary Sjögren syndrome, and arthropathy.
Authors:
Sabatino Ienopoli; Steven E Carsons
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1558-1365     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am     Publication Date:  2014 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9001454     Medline TA:  Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  91-9     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Winthrop University Hospital, Stony Brook School of Medicine, 120 Mineola Boulevard, Suite 410, Mineola NY 11501, USA; State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA.
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