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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 182-184

Primary Sjogren's Syndrome presenting with Interstitial lung disease and Myositis


1 Department of Tropical Medicine, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata, India
2 Department of Rheumatology, North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, West Bengal, India

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Kumkum Sarkar
Department of Tropical Medicine, School of Tropical Medicine, Room No-20, 108, C R Avenue, Kolkata - 700 073, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-9727.135771

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Sjogren's syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune disease, is the most common autoimmune disease following rheumatoid arthritis but remains undiagnosed in more than half. The hallmark histopathological features of SS are periepithelial lymphocytic infiltration of the affected organs. Antibodies to SSA (Ro) and SSB (La) are characteristically associated with SS. The reported frequency of pulmonary involvement in primary SS varies widely, ranging from 9% to 75% and consists of various forms of small airway diseases and interstitial lung diseases (ILD). We are reporting a case of primary SS presenting with ILD and myositis.


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