In our recent work we present two cases of coexisting Sjögren's syndrome and myeloma multiplex. Our results obtained studying a high number of patients suggest that the occurrence of myeloma in Sjögren's syndrome is much higher than in normal population. This can possibly be explained by the common pathogenetical factors of the two diseases. The survival of one of our two patients in 4 years, and her disease is still in complete remission. The possible explanation of the therapeutical success can be the rather aggressive chemotherapeutical approach in her case. Perhaps the prognosis of myeloma coexisting with Sjögren's syndrome is different that of pure myeloma, it is suggested that the earliest possible aggressive therapy of myeloma accompanied by Sjögren's syndrome can be useful and recommendable.
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 17 2000|
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