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Volume 2003, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • E-ISSN: 2227-0426

Abstract

Background: Primary Sjogren's syndrome is an immune-mediated disorder of the exocrine glands. Dryness of the eyes and the mouth are the most common clinical presentation.

Material and Method: We present the clinical manifestation of primary Sjogren's syndrome in 16 patients seen over the last 6 years in Rheumatology Clinic at our hospital.

Results: Fourteen of the patients were female and 2 were males (F/M ratio is 7/1). Nine were Qataris and 5 other nationalities. The mean age at the time of diagnosis was 40.6 years with a range of 24-60.

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2003-12-01
2019-09-20
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