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Biological mechanisms for chronic fatigue in primary Sjøgren`s syndrome
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-15)
Background: Primary Sjøgren`s syndrome (pSS) is a chronic autoimmune disease, characterised by lymphocytic infiltration of exocrine glands and autoantibody production. Fatigue is a frequent phenomenon in pSS, associated ...
Interleukin-1 Inhibition and Fatigue in Primary Sjögren's Syndrome – A Double Blind, Randomised Clinical Trial
(Public Library of Science, 2012)
Objectives Fatigue is a major cause of disability in primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS). Fatigue has similarities with sickness behaviour in animals; the latter mediated by pro-inflammatory cytokines, in particular interleukin ...