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No structural cerebral MRI changes related to fatigue in patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome.


Hammonds SK, Lauvsnes MB, Dalen I, Beyer MK, Kurz KD, Greve OJ, Norheim KB, Omdal R
Rheumatol Adv Pract. 2017; 1(1):rkx007.
PMID: 31431945.


Whether or not chronic fatigue is reflected in structural changes in the brain is a matter of debate. Primary SS (pSS) is characterized by dryness of the mouth and eyes, migrating muscle and joint pain and prominent fatigue. We aimed to investigate whether the severity of fatigue in pSS was associated with cerebral MRI findings.