Sjögren's syndrome (Sicca syndrome): current issues.


Journal Article

This paper outlines the clinical, serologic, and immunogenetic differences and similarities of Sjögren's syndrome alone (primary) and Sjögren's syndrome associated with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus (secondary). The immunoregulation in Sjögren's syndrome is discussed and the incidence of immune complex-like material, its nature, pathophysiology, and clearance by the Fc recptor of the reticuloendothelial system presented.

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Cited Authors

  • Moutsopoulos, HM; Chused, TM; Mann, DL; Klippel, JH; Fauci, AS; Frank, MM; Lawley, TJ; Hamburger, MI

Published Date

  • February 1, 1980

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 92 / 2 Pt 1

Start / End Page

  • 212 - 226

PubMed ID

  • 7352730

Pubmed Central ID

  • 7352730

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-4819

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.7326/0003-4819-92-2-212


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States