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Comparison of diagnosis and treatment of SjÃ¶gren's syndrome in Japan and United States.
Department of Virology and Immunology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan.
Today, as with western countries, diagnosis and treatment of SjÃ¶gren's syndrome (SS) patients in Japan are carried out by a team effort. The clinical manifestations of Japanese SS patients are quite similar also. There are, however, several minor modifications in the diagnosis and treatment of SS patients in Japan, which are presented in this article.