Primary Sjoögren's syndrome in men: clinical and immunological characteristics

  title={Primary Sjo{\"o}gren's syndrome in men: clinical and immunological characteristics},
  author={Ricard Cervera and J. P. Rodriguez Font and Manuel Ramos-Casals and Mario Garc{\'i}a-Carrasco and Jos{\'e} Rosas and Rosa Morl{\`a} and Francisco Jos{\'e} Mu{\~n}oz and Antoni Artigues and Lucio Pallar{\'e}s and Miguel Ingelmo},
  pages={61 - 64}
Objective: To determine the clinical and immunological characteristics of primary Sjögren' syndrome (SS) in men from a large series of unselected patients with this condition. Methods: We studied 223 consecutive patients (204 women and 19 men; mean age at onset 53 y, range 15-87 y, mean disease duration 77 months) with primary SS visited in our units. All these patients fulfilled 4 or more of the diagnostic criteria for SS proposed by the European Community Study Group in 1993. Results… 

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