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SLE presenting as parotitis and secondary Sjogren’s syndrome

Mohd Shah, Azarisman Shah and H, Heselynn (2007) SLE presenting as parotitis and secondary Sjogren’s syndrome. Singapore Medical Journal. ISSN 0037-5675

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A 38-year-old woman presented with rightsided parotid swelling, dry mouth and dry eyes of one year duration. Her Schirmer’s test and sialometry were positive and histopathology showed lymphoplasmacytic infiltration. She al so had concomi tant normochromic , normocytic anaemia and mild haematuria. Her anti-nuclear antibody titre was also positive, 1:640, with a speckled pattern on immunofluorescence. We discuss the atypical presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus, particularly parotitis and secondary Sjogren’s syndrome.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3808/17057
Uncontrolled Keywords: parotitis, Sjogren’s syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr iskhandar adnan
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2012 12:10
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2015 12:14
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/17057

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