Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology

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Year
: 2008  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 85--89

Sjogren«SQ»s syndrome


Ankur Jethlia, Vaishali Keluskar, Arvind Shetti 
 Department of Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology, KLE'S V.K. Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

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Ankur Jethlia
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, KLE«SQ»S V.K. Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum, Karnataka
India

Sjogren«SQ»s syndrome (SS) is a chronic autoimmune disorder. It is characterized by dysfunction and destruction of exocrine glands associated with lymphocytic infiltrates and immunological hyperactivity. Salivary and lacrimal glands are the most affected, thus leading to mouth and eye dryness. The disorder can occur alone (it is then known as primary SS) or in association with another autoimmune disease (it is then known as secondary SS). The aim of this article is provide a complete overview of SS.


How to cite this article:
Jethlia A, Keluskar V, Shetti A. Sjogren's syndrome.J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol 2008;20:85-89


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Jethlia A, Keluskar V, Shetti A. Sjogren's syndrome. J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol [serial online] 2008 [cited 2023 Jan 30 ];20:85-89
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