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Criteria for Sjogren's Syndrome

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for Sjogren's syndrome using the 1977 Japanese criteria as listed by Homma et al.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

imaging studies, laboratory tests, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

M35.0

Description:

Homma et al reported the criteria for Sjogren's syndrome proposed by the Research Committee on Sjogren's syndrome of the Ministry of Health and Welfare of Japan in 1977. This can help identify patients with Sjogren's syndrome. The authors are from Keio University School of Medicine and the National Murayama Hospital in Tokyo.

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