The salivary glands in Sjögren's syndrome : pathogenetic aspects of the initiation of sialoadenitis

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  • Publisher: Erasmus University Rotterdam
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    mesheuropmc: eye diseases | stomatognathic system

textabstractSjögren's syndrome is a chronic inflammatory disorder with autoimmune etiology, affecting primarily the salivary and lacrimal glands. In these glands. focallymphocytic infiltrates develop. This is accompanied by decreased production of saliva and tears. resu... View more
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