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Influence of Hormones on Sjögren’s Syndrome

[ Vol. 24 , Issue. 35 ]

Author(s):

Liu Yang, Wei Wei, Xi He, Yu Xie, Mohammad Amjad Kamal and Jiang Li*   Pages 4167 - 4176 ( 10 )

Abstract:


Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) is an immune system oral disorder that is characterized generally by dry mouth and eyes. In this review, SS classification, presentation and pathogenesis are briefly discussed. Moreover, the epidemiology of SS regarding sex, age and association with other complications are also presented. This review also addresses the interactions between endocrine axes and SS, and the important findings up to regarding hormone treatment of this syndrome. The main hormones discussed in this review includes Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), Luteinizing hormone (LH), Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), and prolactin.

Keywords:

Antiphospholipid syndrome, dry eyes, hormones, hypothyroidisem, immune system, Sjögren’s syndrome.

Affiliation:

Dept. of Prosthodontics, Dental Hospital, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin 130021, Dept. of Prosthodontics, Dental Hospital, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin 130021, Dept. of Prosthodontics, Dental Hospital, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin 130021, Dept. of Prosthodontics, Dental Hospital, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin 130021, King Fahd Medical Research Center, King Abdulaziz University, P. O. Box 80216, Jeddah 21589, Dept. of Prosthodontics, Dental Hospital, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin 130021



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