Diagnosis of Sjögren's syndrome from a xerostomia case accompanied by multiple dental caries.

Abstract

Sjögren’s syndrome is a chronic, systemic auto-immune disorder of the salivary and lacrimal glands that leads to xerostomia and kerotoconjuctivitis sicca. This process is the result of the characteristic infiltration of lymphoid cells into the exocrine glands and the gradual destruction of these organs. The condition was first reported in the 19 century… (More)
DOI: 10.2341/08-71

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