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Sjogren's Syndrome

"Sjogren's Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Chronic inflammatory and autoimmune disease in which the salivary and lacrimal glands undergo progressive destruction by lymphocytes and plasma cells resulting in decreased production of saliva and tears. The primary form, often called sicca syndrome, involves both KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS SICCA and XEROSTOMIA. The secondary form includes, in addition, the presence of a connective tissue disease, usually rheumatoid arthritis.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sjogren's Syndrome" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Sjogren's Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 157 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2013
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