Correspondence between clinical improvement and proteomic changes of the salivary peptide complex in a child with primary Sjögren syndrome


The aberrant induction of salivary/lacrimal proteins is considered to be crucial in the pathogenesis of sicca-symptoms related to primary Sjögren syndrome (SS). We report the case of an 11-year-old boy who was admitted to hospital due to recurrent bilateral parotid gland enlargement and keratoconjunctivitis, which were diagnosed as primary SS upon a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00296-008-0524-9

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