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American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for Sjögren's syndrome: A data‐driven, expert consensus approach in the Sjögren's International Collaborative Clinical Alliance Cohort
We propose new classification criteria for Sjögren's syndrome (SS), which are needed considering the emergence of biologic agents as potential treatments and their associated comorbidity. TheseExpand
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Tongue and tonsil carcinoma
An increasing incidence of oral carcinoma among young adults has been reported in the U.S. and Europe. Although the association between human papillomavirus infection and tonsillar carcinoma is nowExpand
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Trends in oral cancer rates in the United States, 1973-1996.
OBJECTIVES To explore changes in demographic distribution, incidence and survival rates of oral cancer in the United States from 1973 through 1996. METHODS From the Surveillance, Epidemiology, andExpand
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Prevalence and classification of HIV-associated oral lesions.
OBJECTIVES An International Workshop addressed the prevalence and classification of HIV/ AIDS associated oral lesions. DESIGN Five questions provided the framework for discussion and literatureExpand
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A simplified quantitative method for assessing keratoconjunctivitis sicca from the Sjögren's Syndrome International Registry.
PURPOSE To describe, apply, and test a new ocular grading system for assessing keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) using lissamine green and fluorescein. DESIGN Prospective, observational, multicenterExpand
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Substantial regional differences in human herpesvirus 8 seroprevalence in sub‐Saharan Africa: Insights on the origin of the “Kaposi's sarcoma belt”
Equatorial Africa has among the highest incidences of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) in the world, thus earning the name “KS Belt.” This was the case even before the HIV epidemic. To date, there is no clearExpand
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Oral lesions among HIV‐infected children on antiretroviral treatment in West Africa
To estimate the prevalence of oral mucosal diseases and dental caries among HIV‐infected children receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART) in West Africa and to identify the factors associated withExpand
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Molecular Subsetting of Interferon Pathways in Sjögren's Syndrome
Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune disease that targets the salivary and lacrimal glands. While all patients demonstrate inflammatory infiltration and abnormal secretory function in the targetExpand
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Dental disease prevalence among methamphetamine and heroin users in an urban setting: a pilot study.
BACKGROUND Researchers have reported rampant caries among methamphetamine users. The authors investigated the prevalence of dental disease and associated risk behaviors in methamphetamine usersExpand
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Management of salivary hypofunction during and after radiotherapy.
Salivary hypofunction, the most common complication of high-dose radiation therapy (RT) to the head and neck, has a significant impact on quality of life, and requires careful planning of long-termExpand
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