Sicca Syndrome

Known as: xerodermosteosis, SYNDROME SICCA, SS 
A constellation of symptoms that include abnormal dryness of the mouth, eyes and other mucous membranes. The condition is seen in patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE To describe, apply, and test a new ocular grading system for assessing keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) using lissamine… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We conducted the current study to characterize the clinical presentation of primary Sjögren syndrome (SS) in a large cohort of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVES To assess the risk of lymphoproliferative disease or other malignancy (standardised incidence ratios (SIRs)), in… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a small enveloped RNA virus belonging to the family flaviviridae and genus hepacivirus. The HCV… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE To evaluate the effects of pharmacologic inhibition of aqueous tear production and desiccating environmental stress on… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
UNLABELLED Salivary gland dysfunction has been described in patients undergoing radioiodine therapy but associated lacrimal gland… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE To compare epidermal growth factor (EGF) concentration in tear fluid and levels of inflammatory cytokines in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
This paper outlines the clinical, serologic, and immunogenetic differences and similarities of Sjögren's syndrome alone (primary… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
The risk of cancer was ascertained in 136 women with sicca syndrome followed at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Seven… (More)
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Highly Cited
1969