Some Key Facts about Sjogren’s Disease

10 Jan Some Key Facts about Sjogren’s Disease

Did you know that:

  1. It is an autoimmune condition affecting chiefly the salivary and lacrimal glands of the body?
  2. It is associated with auto-immune antibodies called ANA and ENA?
  3. It causes dry eyes and dry mouth, and sometimes vulvo-vaginal dryness and chronic atrophic gastritis?
  4. It can be associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis?
  5. Rarely long term it can be associated with a specific form of lymphoma called MALT lymphoma which usually affects the parotid gland?
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