Emerging avenues linking inflammation, angiogenesis and Sjögren's syndrome.

Abstract

Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune disease characterized by an inflammatory mononuclear infiltration and the destruction of epithelial cells of the lachrymal and salivary glands. The aetiology is unknown. The expression "autoimmune epithelitis" has been proposed as an alternative to SS, in view of the emerging central role of the epithelial cells in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cyto.2012.12.021

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