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What are the forms of Sjögren's syndrome?

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There are two basic forms. Primary Sjögren's syndrome is the disease by itself and not associated with any other illness. Secondary Sjögren's syndrome develops in the presence of another autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, or vasculitis.

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Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation.

MedlinePlus: "Sjogren's Syndrome."

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on September 25, 2018

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Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation.

MedlinePlus: "Sjogren's Syndrome."

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on September 25, 2018

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