Sjögren’s syndrome

Sjögren’s syndrome (SjS, SS) is a longterm autoimmune-disease that affects that affects the body’s moisture-producing. Affected can be the tear glands and salivary glands, and it may also affect glands in the stomach, pancreas, and intestines.
Symptoms may be dry eyes and dryness in mouth and nose, throat, air passages, skin, and vagina. It also may cause inflammation in the joints, muscles, and skin. Other symptoms might be pneumonia, tingling in the fingers and toes and fatigue. Often it occurs with rheumatoid arthritis or other connective tissue diseases.

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