Impact of gender on exocrine gland inflammation in mouse models of Sjögren's syndrome.

@article{Toda1999ImpactOG,
  title={Impact of gender on exocrine gland inflammation in mouse models of Sj{\"o}gren's syndrome.},
  author={I Toda and Benjamin David Sullivan and Eduardo Melani Rocha and L A da Silveira and Lee Wickham and David A. Sullivan},
  journal={Experimental eye research},
  year={1999},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={355-66}
}
Sjögren's syndrome is a complex autoimmune disorder, that occurs almost exclusively in females, induces extensive lymphocyte accumulation in lacrimal and salivary glands, and represents one of the leading causes of dry eye and mouth in the world. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the profound, gender-related differences observed in the magnitude of exocrine gland inflammation in Sjögren's syndrome may also be found in tissues of mouse models of this disorder. Lacrimal and… CONTINUE READING