Sjögren Syndrome: A Review for the Maxillofacial Surgeon

Rajesh Gutta, Landon McLain, Stanley H. McGuff

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Abstract

Sjögren syndrome is a multisystemic condition that predominantly involves the salivary and lacrimal glands. Also known as sicca complex, the disease often is underdiagnosed and poorly understood. This article provides a comprehensive review on Sjögren syndrome, with an emphasis on diagnosis and treatment modalities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)567-575
Number of pages9
JournalOral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America
Volume20
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2008

Keywords

  • Dry eyes
  • Dry mouth
  • Keratoconjunctivitis sicca
  • Parotid swelling
  • Salivary disease
  • Sjögren syndrome
  • Xerostomia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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