Family history of lymphoma and risk for solid tumors in patients with Sjogren's syndrome

Zahi Touma, Lina Kibbi, Thurayya Arayssi

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Abstract

It has been recognized that primary Sjogren's syndrome predisposes to the development of lymphoproliferative disorders. However, it is so far uncertain whether these patients are at an increased risk for solid tumors. Herein we report two cases of primary Sjogren's syndrome complicated by breast and lung cancer and who have a strong family history for lymphoproliferative diseases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)87-88
Number of pages2
JournalRheumatology International
Volume28
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2007

Keywords

  • Lung tumors
  • Lymphoproliferative disorders
  • Malignancy
  • Primary Sjogren's syndrome
  • Solid tumors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology

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