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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 26-28

Association of autoimmune thyroiditis and Sjogrens syndrome: Case based review


1 Department of Endocrinology, ESI Hospital, Sanathnagar, Hyderabad, India
2 Department of Biochemistry, Prime Hospital, KPHB, India
3 Department of Endocrinology, Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad, India

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Babul H Reddy
Department of Endocrinology, Flat No-507, Emerald Block, My Home Jewel, Madinaguda, Hyderabad - 500 049, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-0354.105844

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Sjogrens syndrome is a slowly progressing autoimmune disease, primarily affects exocrine glands, in addition non-exocrine glands affected as well. The coexistence of Sjogrens syndrome and autoimmune thyroiditis is frequent and suggests a common genetic or environmental factor predisposition with similar pathogenic mechanisms. We herein report three cases of this association, who presented to us with different manifestations of Sjogrens syndrome.


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