Prognosis of Sjogren's Syndrome
Prognosis of Sjogren's Syndrome: Not life threatening. Not life-shortening. Lifelong treatment. ...see also Overview of Sjogren's Syndrome
Prognosis for Sjogren's Syndrome:
Sjogren's can damage vital organs of the body with
symptoms that may plateau, worsen, or go into remission. Some people may
experience only the mild symptoms of dry eyes and mouth, while others go
through cycles of good health followed by severe disease. Many patients
are able to treat problems symptomatically. Others are forced to cope with
blurred vision, constant eye discomfort, recurrent mouth infections,
swollen parotid glands, hoarseness, and difficulty in swallowing and
eating. Debilitating fatigue and joint pain can seriously impair quality
(Source: excerpt from NINDS Sjogren's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)
disease has a benign course, but in rare cases malignant cancer of
the lymph nodes may develop. (Source: excerpt from Connective Tissue Diseases: NWHIC)
...see also Overview of Sjogren's Syndrome
Complications of Sjogren's Syndrome may include:
Complications of Sjogren's Syndrome from the Diseases Database include:
Source: Diseases Database
See also complications of Sjogren's Syndrome.
Sjogren's Syndrome: Research More
The 'prognosis' of Sjogren's Syndrome usually refers to the likely outcome
of Sjogren's Syndrome.
The prognosis of Sjogren's Syndrome
may include the duration of Sjogren's Syndrome, chances of complications of Sjogren's Syndrome,
prospects for recovery, recovery period for Sjogren's Syndrome, survival rates,
and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Sjogren's Syndrome.
Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.
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