Sjogren’S Syndrome (Ss)

(Sjogren’s Syndrome) Sjogren’s syndrome (SS) is a relatively common, chronic, autoimmune, systemic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology. It is characterized by sicca symptoms in the mouth, eyes and other mucous membranes due to lymphocytic infiltration of the exocrine gland and secondarily due to a dysfunction of the gland. The SS can affect various exocrine glands or other organs. The diagnosis is made by means of specific criteria (occasionally) include the…

September 3, 2018