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Consumer Health > ConsHlth: Rheumatology
New Sjogren's Syndrome Handbook
Carsons, Steven, Ed.
ISBN 13: 
9780195117240
ISBN 10: 
0195117247
Category: 
ConsHlth: Rheumatology
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Oxford University Press
Format: 
Cloth
LC Call Number: 
RC647.5.S5S57 1998
Status: 
Out of Print
Audience: 
General/ Laypersons
Dimensions: 
9.6 x 0.8 x 6.4 in
Pages: 
230
Weight: 
1
Retail Price: 
27.50
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Synopsis:
Designed for Sjogren's sufferers and for physicians, it provides reade rs with the best medical and practical information available on this d isorder. The book describes the symptoms, which can range from dry eye s and dry mouth, to hoarseness and difficulty in eating, to chronic fa tigue and joint pain that can seriously impair quality of life. It off ers complete information about diagnosis (there are blood tests that c an be used to help diagnose Sjogren's), and provides an extensive disc ussion of how Sjogren's affects the various organ systems of the body, including the kidneys, blood vessels, lungs, liver, pancreas, and bra in. The book also discusses treatment options (such as moisture replac ement therapy) and offers tips for daily living.

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