What are physical skin findings suggestive of Sjögren syndrome?

Updated: Mar 05, 2021
  • Author: Sriya K Ranatunga, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Dryness of the skin occurs in 50% of patients with Sjögren syndrome; scaling occurs in about 25% of patients. The skin may be irritable, with secondary lichenification. Partial or complete loss of sweating may be present.


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