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Further references to Sjogren's Syndrome

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Office of Rare Diseases

Sjogren's Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Sjogren's Syndrome, or a subtype of Sjogren's Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Source: Orphanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Sjogren's Syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Source: Other References

Joynt, R (ed)
Clinical Neurology vol. 4, Chapter 59, J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, pp. 115-119 (1990)

Kruize, A, et al.
Diagnostic Criteria and Immunopathogenesis of Sjogren's Syndrome: Implications for Therapy Immunology Today, 16:12; 557-559 (December 1995)

Kruize, A, et al.
Neuro-Musculo-Skeletal Manifestations in Primary Sjogren's Syndrome Netherlands Journal of Medicine, 40; 135-139 (1992)

Rothschild, B.
Sjogren's Syndrome Comprehensive Therapy, 22:1; 39-43 (January 1996) (Source: excerpt from NINDS Sjogren's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)


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