Search for dissertations about: "Sjögren s syndrome"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words Sjögren s syndrome.

  1. 1. Women with Primary Sjögren´s Syndrome Assessment and Treatment A Physiotherapeutic Perspective

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Britta Strömbeck; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; reliability; validity; exercise; physiotherapy; Skeleton; muscle system; rheumatology locomotion; Skelett; muskelsystem; reumatologi; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; rehabilitation; revalidation; Physical medicine; kinesitherapy; ProF; fatigue; physical capacity; health-related quality of life; pain; Sjögren´s syndrome;

    Abstract : Primary Sjögren´s syndrome (primary SS) is a systemic autoimmune rheumatic disease characterized by lymphocytic infiltrations in the exocrine glands leading to classic dryness complaints such as dry eyes and dry mouth. Non-exocrine complaints also occur, e.g. fatigue, myalgia and arthralgia, as well as disturbed mood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Primary Sjögren´s Syndrome. Clinical Studies with reference to Hormonal Status, Psychiatric Symptoms and Well-Being

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sigrídur Th. Valtýsdóttir; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; primary Sjögren´s syndrome; anxiety; depression; well-being; quality of life; hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid-gonadal axis; androgens; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS) is a chronic inflammatory connective tissue disease of unknown etiology. The disease primarily involves salivary and lacrimal glands which results in oral and ocular dryness (sicca symptoms). A wide spectrum of extraglandular features from various organs may be seen. READ MORE

  3. 3. Primary Sjögren's Syndrome: Studies of DNA damage responses and autoantibodies

    University dissertation from Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Gunnel Henriksson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; autoantibodies; 18 ; t 14; cell cycle; p53; DNA-PK; DNA-binding protein; hypermutation; Sjögren s syndrome; DNA damage; anti-CD4 antibodies; Microbiology; bacteriology; virology; mycology; Mikrobiologi; bakteriologi; virologi; mykologi;

    Abstract : Primary Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) is a chronic autoimmune disease of unknown etiology. The disease primarily involves lachrymal and salivary glands, leading to dryness of the eyes and mouth, but a wide spectrum of exocrine and non-exocrine disease manifestations may be seen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mechanisms of Interferon-α Induction in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ullvi Båve; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Systemic lupus erythematosus; interferon inducer; apoptosis; autoantibodies; natural interferon-alpha producing cell; FcgammaRII; Sjögren´s syndrome; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have an activated type I interferon (IFN) system with an ongoing IFN-α synthesis. This may be caused by circulating immune complexes, consisting of anti-DNA antibodies (Abs) and DNA, with IFN-α inducing capacity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Immunoglobulins, immunoglobulin subclass-distributions and serologic markers in some renal and systemic disorders

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Gabriel Almroth; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Immunoglobulins; immunoglobulin-subclass distribution; hydralazine; ANCA; anti-:MPO; primary SjOgren s syndrome; hepatitis B vaccination; anti-HBssubclasses; immunoadsorption; plasmapheresis; antibodies; hepatitis C virus; transmission; recombinant immunoblot assay; hepatitis C genotype; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : In this study we evaluated pathogenetic factors and possible mediators of renal and systemic disorders where immunologic mechanisms might be of importance.An abberant immunoglobulin and IgG-subclass distribution was detected in 103 patients with primary and secondary glomerulonephritis as well as in 38 patients with the systemic disease primary Sjögren 's syndrome or purpura hypergammaglobulinemica (elevated IgG1 and low IgG2 ). READ MORE