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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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Differential expression of Candida albicans secreted aspartyl proteinase and phospholipase B genes in humans correlates with active oral and vaginal infections.
The in vivo expression of Candida albicans secreted aspartyl proteinase (SAP1-SAP8) and phospholipase B (PLB1 and PLB2) genes was analyzed in 137 human subjects with oral and vaginal candidiasis orExpand
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Oro‐Facial Granulomatosis: Crohn's Disease or a New Inflammatory Bowel Disease?
Background: Oro‐facial granulomatosis (OFG) is a rare chronic inflammatory disorder presenting characteristically with lip swelling but also affecting gingivae, buccal mucosa, floor of mouth, and aExpand
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Distinguishing orofacial granulomatosis from crohn's disease: Two separate disease entities?1
Background: Orofacial granulomatosis (OFG) is a rare chronic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology sharing histological features with Crohn's disease (CD). This study aimed to 1) define theExpand
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Pyoderma gangrenosum associated with severe oropharyngeal involvement and IgA paraproteinaemia
We report a patient with combined cutaneous and oropharyngeal pyoderma gangrenosum in association with an IgA λ paraproteinaemia. The differential diagnosis of oral pyoderma gangrenosum is discussed.
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Clinical assessment of oral dryness: development of a scoring system related to salivary flow and mucosal wetness.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to develop a clinical oral dryness score (CODS) for routine use in assessment of xerostomia patients and determine its relationship with salivary flow rates andExpand
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The association between burning mouth syndrome and psychosocial disorders.
Twenty-five patients with a diagnosis of nonorganic burning mouth syndrome were matched for age and sex with twenty-five patients with organically based painful disorders of the mouth. All patientsExpand
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Potential applications of anti-keratin antibodies in oral diagnosis.
Recent progress in understanding the biology of keratins together with the development of monoclonal antibodies to individual keratin proteins provide the foundation for studying keratin expressionExpand
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Oral and dental care and treatment protocols for the management of HIV-infected patients.
This paper describes the workings of the workshop dedicated to oral and dental care and treatment protocols for the management of HIV-infected patients. The questions addressed were: 1) What are theExpand
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A scoring system for mucosal disease severity with special reference to oral lichen planus
Background  To date, there is only weak evidence for the superiority of any interventions over placebo for the palliation of symptomatic oral lichen planus (LP). Further research involving largeExpand
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