Expansion of autoreactive unresponsive CD21-/low B cells in Sjögren's syndrome-associated lymphoproliferation.

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OBJECTIVE Primary Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune disease associated with a high risk of developing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. This study was undertaken to determine the nature of B cells driving lymphoproliferation in primary SS. METHODS B cell subsets and function were analyzed in peripheral blood from 66 adult patients with primary SS (including… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/art.37828

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