What is the role of the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) in the diagnosis of Sjögren syndrome?

Updated: Mar 05, 2021
  • Author: Sriya K Ranatunga, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Answer

The ESR is elevated in 80% of patients with Sjögren syndrome, but the finding is nonspecific.


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