Neurological and neuropsychiatric dysfunction in primary Sjögren's syndrome.

  title={Neurological and neuropsychiatric dysfunction in primary Sj{\"o}gren's syndrome.},
  author={Erik Mauch and C V{\"o}lk and Gernot Kratzsch and Hilmar Krapf and Hans Helmut Kornhuber and H. Laufen and K J Hummel},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  volume={89 1},
In a prospective clinical investigation of 20 patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome (SS), neurological complications, not attributable to other diseases were detected in 14 patients (= 70%). Dysfunction of the peripheral nervous system (PNS) was nearly twice as frequent as central nervous system (CNS) complications. PNS involvement was dominated by symmetric sensory neuropathies, carpal tunnel syndromes, cranial nerve palsies (above all trigeminal sensory neuropathy) and pupillary… CONTINUE READING


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