According to the Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation (SSF) guidelines, what are the treatment goals for Sjögren syndrome?

Updated: Mar 05, 2021
  • Author: Sriya K Ranatunga, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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In 2016, the Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation (SFF) published clinical practice guidelines for Sjögren syndrome patients in the United States. [100] The guidelines note that treatment goals remain as follows:

  1. Symptom palliation
  2. Prevention of complications
  3. For rheumatologists, proper selection of patients for immunosuppressive therapy

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