Pain in Sjögren's syndrome

C. Giacomelli, R. Talarico, C. Baldini, L. Bazzichi
2014 Reumatismo  
Sjögren's syndrome (SjS) is an autoimmune disease that affects the salivary and lacrimal glands, but it can also have extra-glandular manifestations. Although pain has not yet been fully studied and characterized, it is a symptom that can be often found in patients with SjS, who mainly complain of neuropathic pain, followed by nociceptive pain. The latter when combined with widespread dysfunctional symptoms is defined fibromyalgia. The aim of this work is to analyze the scientific literature on
more » ... tific literature on the presence of pain in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome.
doi:10.4081/reumatismo.2014.763 pmid:24938195 fatcat:whefg4sbsjaefa75uz3vb7pgbu