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Sjogren's Syndrome
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.

Synonym(s): Sicca Syndrome / Sjogren Syndrome / Sjogrens Syndrome / Syndrome, Sicca / Syndrome, Sjogren's
See also:
Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca   

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See also: - Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca

Broader term(s): - Arthritis, Rheumatoid - Arthritis - Joint Diseases - Musculoskeletal Diseases - Xerostomia - Mouth Diseases - Stomatognathic Diseases - Dry Eye Syndromes - Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases - Eye Diseases
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  Broader term(s):
      Diseases
          Immune System Diseases
              Autoimmune Diseases
                  Arthritis, Rheumatoid 
      Diseases
          Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
              Connective Tissue Diseases
                  Rheumatic Diseases
                      Arthritis, Rheumatoid 
      Diseases
          Eye Diseases
              Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases
                  Dry Eye Syndromes 
      Diseases
          Stomatognathic Diseases
              Mouth Diseases
                  Salivary Gland Diseases
                      Xerostomia 
      Diseases
          Musculoskeletal Diseases
              Rheumatic Diseases
                  Arthritis, Rheumatoid 
              Joint Diseases
                  Arthritis
                      Arthritis, Rheumatoid 

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