Primary and secondary surveys on epidemiology of Sjögren's syndrome in Japan.

@article{Tsuboi2014PrimaryAS,
  title={Primary and secondary surveys on epidemiology of Sj{\"o}gren's syndrome in Japan.},
  author={Hiroto Tsuboi and Hiromitsu Asashima and Chinatsu Takai and Shinya Hagiwara and Chihiro Hagiya and Masahiro Yokosawa and Tomoya Hirota and Hisanori Umehara and Atsushi Kawakami and Hideki Nakamura and Hajime Sano and Kazuo Tsubota and Yoko Ogawa and Etsuko Takamura and Ichiro Saito and Hiroko Inoue and Seiji Nakamura and Masafumi Moriyama and Tsutomu Takeuchi and Yoshiya Tanaka and Shintaro Hirata and Tsuneyo Mimori and Hajime Yoshifuji and Akiko Ohta and Isao Matsumoto and Takayuki Sumida},
  journal={Modern rheumatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={464-70}
}
OBJECTIVE To characterize the epidemiology of Sjögren's syndrome (SS), including prevalence, disease type, extra-glandular involvement, satisfaction of diagnostic criteria sets, and treatment used in Japan. METHODS The Research Team for Autoimmune Diseases, the Research Program for Intractable Disease by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare conducted… CONTINUE READING