Asthma Allergy Immunology

Asthma Allergy Immunology

2013, Vol 11, Num, 2     (Pages: 134-138)

Coexistence of Sjögren`s syndrome and sarcoidosis (Heerfordt syndrome)

Abdullah ŞİMŞEK 1, Fatma İrem YEŞİLER 1, Sema CANBAKAN 1, Arzu ERTÜRK 1, Nermin ÇAPAN ,

1 Department of Chest Diseases, Ankara Ataturk Chest Diseases and Chest Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

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Individuals with sarcoidosis can exhibit clinical features similar to those of Sjögren`s syndrome. Several literature evidence suggest a true coexistence of the two diseases. In this study, we report a case of coexisting sarcoidosis and Sjögren`s syndrome.

Keywords : Sjögren`s syndrome, Heerfordt syndrome