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Periodic fever as the manifestation of primary Sjogren's syndrome: a case report and literature review.
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PMID:  22837018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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A 56-year-old male had periodic fever for 5 years and suffered from auditory hallucination and hearing impairment for 3 years. Xerostomia, xerophthalmia, elevated anti-SSA/Ro tilter, positive Schirmer's test, and lymphocyte infiltrate of mucoserous gland in lip biopsy of this case confirmed the diagnosis of primary Sjogren's syndrome (pSS). We review literature for fever and neuropsychiatric involvement in pSS case series. Though fever is present in 6-41 % pSS cases, periodic fever has not been reported. Auditory hallucination was rare in cases with pSS. The literature review alerts clinicians that fever and neurological manifestations were not uncommon in pSS cases.
Authors:
Hui-Ching Wang; Ko Chang; Chun-Yu Lin; Yen-Hsu Chen; Po-Liang Lu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical rheumatology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1434-9949     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8211469     Medline TA:  Clin Rheumatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, No. 100, Tzyou 1st Road 807, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, China.
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