Oral manifestations and their treatment in Sjögren's syndrome.

  title={Oral manifestations and their treatment in Sj{\"o}gren's syndrome.},
  author={Sergio Gonz{\'a}lez and H H Sung and D. Sep{\'u}lveda and M.-J. Gonz{\'a}lez and Clara Molina},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  volume={20 2},
Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is a complex, chronic, systemic, autoimmune disease that mainly affects the exocrine glands, especially the salivary and lacrimal glands, leading to dryness of the oral and ocular mucosae. Several factors have been studied that could explain the glandular hypofunction primarily related to water transport. Recent reports have shown alterations in secretory route and trafficking in labial salivary glands, explaining alterations in the saliva quality. The decrease in… 

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