All of the following may be associated with Sjögren syndrome, except: (AIIMS May 09)
|C||Parotid gland enlargement|
Definition- Sjögren’s syndrome is a chronic, slowly progressive autoimmune disease characterized by lymphocytic infiltration of the exocrine glands resulting in xerostomia and dry eyes.
Clinical Manifestations Triad (1) Dry eye (2) Dry mouth (3) B/L parotid enlargement
Autoimmune disorders associated with Sjögren’s syndrome
Type: a. Primary (Idiopathic) Usually associated with: HLA - DR - 3
b. Secondary (Occurs in some disease) Usually associated with: HLA - DR - 4