Meet the medical team and statisticians making it less painful to diagnose a debilitating autoimmune disorder.
Sjögren’s syndrome is one of the most common systemic rheumatic diseases, affecting an estimated 4 million Americans. In roughly half of patients, this disorder occurs in the presence of another autoimmune connective tissue disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or scleroderma. Sjögren’s syndrome can cause significant dysfunction in a variety of organs and systems. It is associated with significant morbidity and an increased risk of lymphoma.