Complications of Sjogren's Syndrome:


  • Dental cavities.
  • Yeast infections.
  • Vision problems.
  • Inflammation of liver, lungs or kidneys.
  • Nerves: Peripheral neuropathies.
  • Trigeminal neuralgia which is a nerve disorder with stabbing pain usually felt on one side of the face. Pain may be felt in the eyes, nose, forehead, cheek and jaw. TNA USA has a diagram and more info.
  • Connective Tissue Disorders.
  • Lymphoma: cancer of the lymph nodes.
  • Fibromyalgia.
  • Tinnitus: ringing in the ears
  • Meniere's disease
  • Vestibular disorders affecting balance
  • Swollen salivary glands
Trigeminal neuralgia diagrams below
Trigeminal neuralgia diagrams

Right side: Dermatome distribution of the trigeminal nerve: by Madhero88
Left side: Sensory areas of the head, showing the general distribution of the three divisions of the fifth nerve. Gray's Anatomy.

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