Pediatric Sjogren Syndrome Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Oct 15, 2018
  • Author: Marietta Morales De Guzman, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of Sjögren syndrome include the following:

 

Medications that cause sicca symptoms (anticholinergic agents)

Recurrent juvenile parotitis

Oropharyngeal candidiasis

Gingivitis/periodontitis

Retrograde bacterial sialadenitis

Halitosis

Superficial mucoceles

Compromised nutrition

Dryness of the nasal and vaginal mucosa and skin

Pregnancy complications due to autoantibodies

Mumps

Sarcoidosis

SLE 

Mixed connective tissue disease

Systemic sclerosis 

IgG 4 disease

Hepatitis C

Differentials

Anorexia Nervosa

Infections in the Immunocompromised Host

Lymphoproliferative Disorders

Pediatric Bulimia

Pediatric Graft Versus Host Disease

Pediatric HIV Infection

Pediatric Herpes Simplex Virus Infection

Pediatric Mononucleosis and Epstein-Barr Virus Infection

Vasculitis and Thrombophlebitis

Differential Diagnoses