Cigarette smoking and the risk of primary Sjögren’s syndrome: a nested case control study

@inproceedings{Olsson2017CigaretteSA,
  title={Cigarette smoking and the risk of primary Sj{\"o}gren’s syndrome: a nested case control study},
  author={Peter Olsson and Carl Turesson and Thomas Mandl and Lennart Jacobsson and Elke Theander},
  booktitle={Arthritis research & therapy},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Smoking is reported to affect the risk of a number of chronic disorders, including rheumatic diseases. Previous cross-sectional studies have shown a lower frequency of smoking in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS). The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of smoking and socioeconomic status on the risk of subsequent… CONTINUE READING