What are GI 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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Gastrointestinal tract signs include the following:

  • Esophageal motility abnormalities

  • Pancreatic involvement

  • Splenomegaly

  • Digestive symptoms (due to atrophy of the gastric mucous membrane with achlorhydria)

  • Hepatitis (13%)


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