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The Genetics of Sjogren"s Syndrom

The Genetics of Sjogren"s Syndrom

Candidate Gene Analyses and Genome-wide Linkage Studies

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Published by University of Bergen .
Written in English


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ISBN 108277881142
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The genetics of pSS are largely understudied compared with other systemic autoimmune diseases. Initial evidence supporting an important role of inherited factors in pSS came from reports of familial aggregation, increased concordance rates among monozygotic twins and increased prevalence of other autoimmune diseases amongst relatives of pSS. Afflicting nearly four million Americans, Sjogren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease that commonly causes dryness of the eyes, mouth, and nose, and that can lead to complications including profound fatigue, depression, and lymphoma. While there is no cure for Sjogren's, much can be done to alleviate the suffering of patients.

  Their work appears in the journal Nature Genetics. Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system becomes confused and turns against the body's moisture-producing glands. Books Are Continuously Being Added To This List. This book is a valuable resource for anyone who is facing the challenges of a Sjogren's diagnosis. The authors.

Sjögren syndrome is characterized by dysfunction and destruction of the exocrine glands, associated with lymphocytes infiltrates and immunological hyperreactivity. These include the affirmation of subjective complaints about oral and/or eye dryness, the objective evidence of salivary gland and/or ocular involvement (lymphocytic infiltrative. The question remained whether in , Johann Mikulicz had described the same syndrome as Henrik Sjögren did 42 years later. In , Morgan and Castleman carefully compared the first descriptions in their pathologic details, and concluded that Mikulicz’s disease with its chronic enlargement of the lacrimal and salivary glands was a.


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Sjögren syndrome is a disorder whose main features are dry eyes and a dry mouth. The condition typically develops gradually beginning in middle adulthood, but it can occur at any age. Sjögren syndrome is classified as an autoimmune disorder, one of a large group of conditions that occur when the immune system attacks the body's own tissues and organs.

To gain insight into the syndrome’s genetic underpinnings, Kathy Sivils, Ph.D., of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, set out to identify genes associated with it. “By analyzing a large collection of DNA samples from people with Sjögren’s, we can identify gene variants that these patients tend to have in common,” said Dr.

Sivils. Primary Sjogren's syndrome is a rheumatic disease affecting around % of the adult female population and resulting in significant disability without adequate therapy. Diagnosis is often delayed and suggested therapies may not be optimal, and a multidisciplinary approach including rheumatologists, ophthalmologists, oral medicine physicians, and others is important to patient management.

Introduction. By the late ’s, the idea of Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) having an association with genetics, being primarily a women affecting disease, and existing as a systemic disorder had been recognized [].Thirty years later, the association of specific human leukocyte antigens (HLA) and autoimmune diseases had been accepted leading to the first published relationship between immune Cited by:   Marinesco-Sjögren syndrome (MSS) is characterized by cerebellar ataxia with cerebellar atrophy, early-onset (not necessarily congenital) cataracts, mild to severe intellectual disability, hypotonia, and muscle weakness.

Additional features are short stature and various skeletal abnormalities including scoliosis. Children with MSS usually present with muscular hypotonia in early infancy. Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disorder in which immune cells attack and destroy the glands that produce tears and saliva.

Sjögren's syndrome is also associated with rheumatic disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis. The hallmark symptoms of the disorder are dry mouth and dry eyes. In addition, Sjogren's syndrome may cause skin, nose, and. Description. by Daniel J. Wallace, MD.

Published in conjunction with the Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation, this edition of the Sjögren’s Syndrome Handbook has been completely revised and expanded with ALL NEW articles and the latest information on Sjögren’s.

This hard cover book is written by the foremost medical professionals in the field of Sjögren’s. Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes your immune system to go haywire and attack healthy cells instead of invading bacteria or viruses.

Sjögren’s syndrome, an autoimmune disease in which white blood cells attack tear and saliva glands, has gained recognition as a debilitating illness over the last several years. While Sjögren’s syndrome initially causes dry eyes and mouth, it can also progress to cause fatigue and wreak havoc on various organs of the body.

Severe cases of Sjögren’s may qualify Social Security. Sjogren's Syndrome: Novel Insights in Pathogenic, Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects provides the reader with an overview of current knowledge about Sjogren's Syndrome.

The book summarizes the huge amount of literature concerning related advances in genetic background, pathogenesis, clinical picture, and therapeutic approaches. Sjogren syndrome likely results from a combination of genetic and environmental factors (it appears to be multifactorial).

Several different genes appear to affect the risk of developing the condition, but specific genes have not been confirmed. Simply having one of these genes does not cause a person to develop the disease.

Some sort of "trigger" is also needed, such as a viral or bacterial. An example of such a common disease is the rheumatic disorder Sjögren's syndrome, an autoimmune disease.

A more precise genetic explanation of the mechanism leading to Sjögren's syndrome. This genetic connection is the possible mechanism behind secondary Sjogren’s syndrome, which occurs alongside another severe autoimmune disease; most commonly, systemic lupus erythematosus.

2,6 Other disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis and primary biliary cirrhosis, are also commonly associated with Sjogren’s, as suggested by the. The immune cells that produce self-targeting antibodies in cryoglobulinemia vasculitis (CV), a complication of Sjogren’s syndrome, are characterized by mutations that are known to drive lymphomas, a new study suggests.

This finding provides clues as to how autoimmune diseases develop, and could open new avenues for diagnosis and treatment, the researchers said. The Sjögren's Book, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive and authoritative guide, produced by the Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation and its medical advisors and edited by physician Daniel J.

Wallace, a leading authority on autoimmune disorders. This expanded edition provides readers with the best medical and practical information on this disorder Reviews: Sjögren syndrome (SjS, SS) is a long-term autoimmune disease that affects the body's moisture-producing glands.

Primary symptoms are a dry mouth and dry eyes. Other symptoms can include dry skin, vaginal dryness, a chronic cough, numbness in the arms and legs, feeling tired, muscle and joint pains, and thyroid problems. Those affected are also at an increased risk (5%) of ciation: UK: /ˈʃɜːɡrɛn/, US: /ˈʃoʊɡrɛn/.

The exact cause of Sjögren's syndrome is unknown. Doctors believe that a combination of genetic and environmental factors lead to the development of Sjögren's syndrome.

The exact environmental factors that trigger Sjögren's syndrome are also unknown, but might include infection, such as viruses or bacteria, or hormones.

The current used criteria for diagnosis of primary Sjögren's syndrome is the American–European consensus. Primary Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disorder characterized by lymphocytic infiltrates and destruction of the salivary and lachrymal glands and systemic production of autoantibodies to the ribonucleoprotein particles SS-A/Ro and.

Sjögren's syndrome isn't usually life-threatening, but it is linked to more seriousproblems. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

It's estimated that people with Sjögren's syndrome are 44 times more likely to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma than people without the condition. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is a series of vessels and glands (lymph nodes) that are.

Sjogren's Syndrome: Novel Insights in Pathogenic, Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects provides the reader with an overview of current knowledge about Sjogren's Syndrome. The book summarizes the huge amount of literature concerning related advances in genetic background, pathogenesis, clinical picture, and therapeutic s: 5.

Sjögren’s syndrome is one of the most prevalent autoimmune diseases in the United States, affecting an estimated 7, people, with only 4, of those being diagnosed. While it primarily affects the salivary glands and tear ducts, it can also affect other cells and tissues in the bodySjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disorder in which immune cells mistakenly attack and destroy healthy cells in the glands that produce tears and saliva.

Scientists think Sjögren's syndrome is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Several genes appear to be involved in the development of Sjögren's syndrome.General sections include different chapters on single entities as systemic lupus and sclerosis, Behçet’s disease, Sjogren’s syndrome and polymiositis, and sections devoted to autoimmune vasculitis, hepatic autoimmune conditions, as well as those affecting the nervous system, and a concluding chapter in which the shared predisposition.