Table 1

Clinical characteristics of primary Sjögren's syndrome patients involved in this study

Patient characteristics

Clinical data


Female (%)

100

Mean age ± SD (years)

50.5 ± 10.2

Subjective ocular dryness (%)

100

Subjective oral dryness (%)

100

Presence of anti-SSA/Ro (%)

61.5

Presence of anti-SSB/La (%)

23.1

Presence of rheumatoid factor (%)

53.8

Mean serum IgG ± SD (μg/ml)

1,979.6 ± 870.5

Steroid medication (%)

15.4


IgG = immunoglobulin G.

Yoshimoto et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:R170   doi:10.1186/ar3493

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