Antigoni Triantafyllopoulou, M.D., and Peter Barland, M.D.
Dr. Triantafyllopoulou is Senior Resident, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York.
Dr. Triantafyllopoulou reports no commerical conflicts of interest.
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Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Describe the glandular and systemic manifestations of primary Sjogren's syndrome
- Differentiate primary Sjogren's syndrome from other diseases that cause sialadenitis and keratoconjunctivitis (dry mouth and dry eyes)
- Identify the prognostic factors that may produce increased mortality in patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome
- Describe the clinical and laboratory criteria needed to make a diagnosis of primary or secondary Sjogren's syndrome
- Discuss the current therapeutic modalities for the management of patients with Sjogren's syndrome.