Sjögren syndrome

@article{BritoZern2016SjgrenS,
  title={Sj{\"o}gren syndrome},
  author={Pilar Brito-Zer{\'o}n and Chiara Baldini and Hendrika Bootsma and Simon J Bowman and Roland Jonsson and Xavier Mariette and Kathy L. Moser Sivils and Elke Theander and Athanasios G. Tzioufas and Manuel Ramos-Casals},
  journal={Nature Reviews Disease Primers},
  year={2016},
  volume={2}
}
Sjögren syndrome (SjS) is a systemic autoimmune disease that primarily affects the exocrine glands (mainly the salivary and lacrimal glands) and results in the severe dryness of mucosal surfaces, principally in the mouth and eyes. This disease predominantly affects middle-aged women, but can also be observed in children, men and the elderly. The clinical presentation of SjS is heterogeneous and can vary from sicca symptoms to systemic disease (characterized by peri-epithelial lymphocytic… CONTINUE READING
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