Pulmonary manifestations of Sjögren's syndrome

Clin Chest Med. 1998 Dec;19(4):687-99, viii. doi: 10.1016/s0272-5231(05)70110-6.


Sjögren's syndrome is one of the most common systemic rheumatic diseases. Pulmonary disease is prevalent in Sjögren's syndrome; respiratory manifestations include chronic cough, obstructive airways disease, pulmonary lymphoma, and interstitial lung disease that may progress to severe pulmonary fibrosis.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Autoimmune Diseases*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lung Diseases / etiology
  • Lung Diseases / immunology*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Sjogren's Syndrome / complications*
  • Sjogren's Syndrome / immunology