Sjogren’s Syndrome Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention

Sjogren’s Syndrome Diagnosis

Sjogren’s Syndrome Diagnosis/Sjogren’s syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune disorder caused by the lymphocytic infiltration of exocrine glands resulting in glandular dysfunction, preferentially of the salivary and lacrimal glands [rx]. It can be classified into two types, namely primary Sjogren’s syndrome, and secondary Sjogren’s syndrome. Primary Sjogren’s syndrome (pSS) occurs in the absence of other autoimmune diseases and is characterized by Read More …

Sjogren’s Syndrome Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Sjogren’s Syndrome Symptoms

Sjogren’s Syndrome Symptoms/Sjogren’s syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune disorder caused by the lymphocytic infiltration of exocrine glands resulting in glandular dysfunction, preferentially of the salivary and lacrimal glands [rx]. It can be classified into two types, namely primary Sjogren’s syndrome, and secondary Sjogren’s syndrome. Primary Sjogren’s syndrome (pSS) occurs in the absence of other autoimmune diseases and is characterized by Read More …

Sjogren’s Syndrome Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Sjogren’s Syndrome Causes

Sjogren’s Syndrome Causes/Sjogren’s syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune disorder caused by the lymphocytic infiltration of exocrine glands resulting in glandular dysfunction, preferentially of the salivary and lacrimal glands [rx]. It can be classified into two types, namely primary Sjogren’s syndrome, and secondary Sjogren’s syndrome. Primary Sjogren’s syndrome (pSS) occurs in the absence of other autoimmune diseases and is characterized by Read More …

Sjogren’s Syndrome, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Sjogren’s syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune disorder caused by the lymphocytic infiltration of exocrine glands resulting in glandular dysfunction, preferentially of the salivary and lacrimal glands [rx]. It can be classified into two types, namely primary Sjogren’s syndrome, and secondary Sjogren’s syndrome. Primary Sjogren’s syndrome (pSS) occurs in the absence of other autoimmune diseases and is characterized by keratoconjunctiva sicca Read More …

Diplopia, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Diplopia means the simultaneous perception of two images of a single object or seeing double is a common symptom identified in ophthalmological and neurological patients. It has many underlying causes. Efficient management implies an accurate diagnosis that can be made with a detailed history and a careful clinical examination. The assessment of the patient’s perception of diplopia must exclude other Read More …

Detach Retina, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Detach Retina/Retinal detachment (RD), defined as the separation of the neurosensory retina from the underlying retinal pigment epithelium (RPE), can cause devastating visual loss. With advances in surgical techniques, the anatomical reattachment rate has greatly increased, especially after repeated surgery [rx, rx]. However, the final visual outcome remains, in many cases, disappointing once the retinal detachment involving the macula. Even Read More …

Swollen Red Eyes After Crying, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Swollen Red Eyes After Crying

Swollen Red Eyes After Crying/Swollen Red Eyelids is a common presentation in primary care. An understanding of the anatomy of the orbital region can guide care. Factors that guide diagnosis and urgency of care include the acute vs. subacute onset of symptoms, presence or absence of pain, the identifiable mass within the eyelid vs. diffuse lid swelling, and identification of Read More …

Swollen Eyes After Crying, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Swollen Eyes After Crying

Swollen Eyes After Crying/Swollen Red Eyelids is a common presentation in primary care. An understanding of the anatomy of the orbital region can guide care. Factors that guide diagnosis and urgency of care include the acute vs. subacute onset of symptoms, presence or absence of pain, the identifiable mass within the eyelid vs. diffuse lid swelling, and identification of vision Read More …

Swollen Red Eyelids, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Swollen Red Eyelids

Swollen Red Eyelids is a common presentation in primary care. An understanding of the anatomy of the orbital region can guide care. Factors that guide diagnosis and urgency of care include the acute vs. subacute onset of symptoms, presence or absence of pain, the identifiable mass within the eyelid vs. diffuse lid swelling, and identification of vision change or ophthalmoplegia. Read More …