Sjögren's syndrome

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Sjö·gren's syndrome

 (shō′grənz, shœ′-) also Sjögren syndrome (-grĕn)
n.
A chronic autoimmune disease occurring mostly in older women, characterized by keratoconjunctivitis, dryness of mucous membranes, joint pain, fatigue, and enlargement of the parotid glands. It is often associated with rheumatoid arthritis, Raynaud's phenomenon, and dental caries.

[After Henrik Samuel Conrad Sjögren (1899-1986), Swedish ophthalmologist.]
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Gerry was a 30 year cancer survivor with Sjogrens Syndrome having been a member and Past President of The Worcester Chapter of Sjogrens Syndrome Foundation.
Anders Johan Sjogrens durch Ferdinand Johann Wiedemann redigiertes "Livisch-deutsches und deutsch-livisches Worterbuch" (1861) erschien selbst vor Wiedemanns (freilich voluminoseren) estnisch-deutschem Worterbuch (1869) und sogar das zweite grofie Worterbuch, Lauri Kettunens "Livisches Worterbuch mit grammatischer Einleitung" (1938), bis heute das Standardwerk zur livischen Lexik, kam Jahrzehnte vor den ersten karelischen, ingrischen, wotischen und wepsischen Worterbuchern heraus.
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Sjogrens affects around half a million people in the UK, most of them women, and there is no cure.
It first was described by Swedish ophthalmologist Henrik Sjogren in 1933, when he noted a connection among arthritis, dry eye (keratoconjunctivitis sicca), and dry mouth (xerostomia), known as sicca syndrome (Chang, Burke, & Glass, 2010).
El sindrome de Sjogren (SS) es una enfermedad cronica autoinmune en la cual se ven afectadas las glandulas exocrinas del organismo, caracterizada principalmente por xerostomia y xeroftalmia.