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Disease Sjogren's Syndrome

Name Sjogren's Syndrome
Synonyms Sicca Syndrome | Sjogrens Syndrome | Sjogren Syndrome | Syndrome, Sicca | Syndrome, Sjogren's
Definition Chronic inflammatory and autoimmune disease in which the salivary and lacrimal glands undergo progressive destruction by lymphocytes and plasma cells resulting in decreased production of saliva and tears. The primary form, often called sicca syndrome, involves both KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS SICCA and XEROSTOMIA. The secondary form includes, in addition, the presence of a connective tissue disease, usually rheumatoid arthritis.
Categories Connective tissue disease | Eye disease | Immune system disease | Mouth disease | Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D012859
OMIM® ID 270150
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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Joint Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis, Rheumatoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sjogren's Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis, Rheumatoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sjogren's Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mouth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Salivary Gland Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Xerostomia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Sjogren's Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesEye Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Dry Eye Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Sjogren's Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
5. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis, Rheumatoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sjogren's Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
6. DiseasesImmune System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Autoimmune Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis, Rheumatoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sjogren's Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Sjogren's Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Pancreatitis, Sclerosing Cholangitis, and Sicca Complex