Aggressive Treatment, Monitoring Key in Early-onset Sjögren’s, Study Suggests

Aggressive Treatment, Monitoring Key in Early-onset Sjögren’s, Study Suggests

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Aggressive Treatment, Monitoring Key in Early-onset Sjögren’s, Study Suggests

People with early-onset primary Sjögren’s syndrome may need more intensive glucocorticoid and immunosuppressant therapy, closer follow-up, and regular monitoring than is customary, due to greater immune system activation and a less favorable prognosis than patients with later-onset disease, a study suggests. The study, “Patients with early-onset primary Sjögren’s syndrome have distinctive clinical manifestations and circulating lymphocyte profiles,” was published in Rheumatology. As with many autoimmune disorders, Sjögren’s syndrome manifests differently in each person, with symptoms often presenting…

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