E. WAYNE MASSEY, M.D.
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To the editor: The predominantly sensory and characteristically mild, distal, symmetrical polyneuropathy occurring with Sjögren's syndrome was reviewed in your journal in 1969 (1). Mononeuritis multiplex has been associated with collagen vascular disorders, sarcoidosis, diabetes mellitus, infectious mononucleosis, leprosy, and primary macroglobulinemia (2). The following is a case of mononeuritis multiplex occurring in Sjögren's syndrome.
A 54-year-old woman with a 10-year history of xerostomia, xeroophthalmia, and Raynaud's phenomena had been experiencing intermittent numbness in both hands at night for years. More recently she had had difficulty opening jars and turning knobs with her right hand. Bilateral lateral thigh numbness had
MASSEY EW. Sjögren's Syndrome and Mononeuritis Multiplex. Ann Intern Med. 1980;92:130. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-1-130_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(1):130.
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