Home Medicine PA Boards 57: Sjogren Syndrome

PA Boards 57: Sjogren Syndrome

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-Autoimmune disease of unknonw etiology
-Higher incidence of hodgkin lymphoma and oral candidiasis
-Presents with dry eyes, dry mouch, parotid gland enlargment, peripheral neuropathy
-Positive shirmer test and anti ro (SSA) and anti la (SSB) antibodies
-Half with positive RF. Majority with postive ANA
-Treat with artificial tears and lozenges
-Refractory cases treat with pilocarpine or cevimeline