What are the cardiac symptoms of Sjögren syndrome?

Updated: Mar 05, 2021
  • Author: Sriya K Ranatunga, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Pericarditis and pulmonary hypertension, with their attendant symptomatology, can occur in Sjögren syndrome. [41] Orthostatic symptoms related to dysfunction of autonomic control of blood pressure and heart rate is associated with increased severity of Sjögren syndrome. [42]


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