Sjögren's syndrome

(redirected from Sjogrens)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Sjogrens: Scleroderma, Lupus

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.]
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
Central nervous system disease in primary Sjogrens syndrome: the role of magnetic resonance imaging.
This was felt to be typical of Sjogrens disease, Stage I or II (depending on the size of the cysts).
org/public/factsheets/diseases_and_conditions/ Sjogrens.
Sjogrens affects around half a million people in the UK, most of them women, and there is no cure.
You can learn more about it at the Sjogrens Syndrome Foundation luncheon, noon Aug.
a member of the board of directors and executive committee of the National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis; a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Medicine; a consultant to the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association; a member of the board of directors of Sjogrens Syndrome Foundation; a senior consultant, Medical Communications, for Comm Core Inc.
The syndrome, named after Swedish ophthalmologist Henrik Sjogren, is an autoimmune disorder--a disorder in which your immune system attacks your body's healthy tissues.
The syndrome, named after Swedish ophthalmologist Henrik Sjogren, is an autoimmune disorder, which means that your immune system attacks your body's healthy tissues.