Protein-losing gastroenteropathy associated with primary Sjögren’s syndrome: a characteristic oriental variant


Protein-losing gastroenteropathy (PLGE) is a rare manifestation of primary Sjögren’s syndrome (SS). We report a case of a 41-year-old Japanese man, who is the first male patient, with PLGE associated with primary SS. Although serum anti-SSA and SSB antibodies were detected, he had no subjective sicca symptoms. He had multiple annular erythema: a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00296-008-0794-2


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@article{Nagashima2008ProteinlosingGA, title={Protein-losing gastroenteropathy associated with primary Sj{\"o}gren’s syndrome: a characteristic oriental variant}, author={T. Nagashima and Motoaki Hoshino and Shin Shimoji and Noritsugu Morino and Takeshi Kamimura and Hitoaki Okazaki and Seiji Minota}, journal={Rheumatology International}, year={2008}, volume={29}, pages={817-820} }