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Abstract: Sjogrens vs. MS

[Sjögren's Syndrome or Multiple Sclerosis? A dilemma in clinical practice]
Acta Reumatol Port. 2010 Jan-Mar;35(1):60-4.
[Article in Portuguese]
Duarte C, Teotónio R, Abreu P, Dias P, Matias F.
Serviço de Reumatologia, Hospitais da Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra. catiacmduarte@gmail.com

The authors present a clinical case of a male, 53-years old with a multiple sclerosis like syndrome, progressive, with 3 years of evolution. The patient also referred dry eye and inflammatory arthralgias, the complementary workup was according with Sjögren's Syndrome. The central nervous system involvement of Sjögren's Syndrome and the difficulty of differential diagnosis with neurological diseases such as Multiple sclerosis is discussed.
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