Influence of Hormones on Sjögren’s Syndrome

Author(s): Liu Yang, Wei Wei, Xi He, Yu Xie, Mohammad A. Kamal, Jiang Li*

Journal Name: Current Pharmaceutical Design

Volume 24 , Issue 35 , 2018

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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.

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Year: 2018
Page: [4167 - 4176]
Pages: 10
DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666181010153536
Price: $65

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