Sjogren’s syndrome implicated in four adolescent psychosis cases

Rituximab improved psychiatric symptoms, according to doctors

Some young women presenting with psychosis may have primary Sjogren’s syndrome, according to US paediatric rheumatologists.

Teenage girl having psychotic episode

The group of doctors have published the case histories of four adolescent females aged between 16 and 19, all of whom failed to respond adequately to psychiatric therapy for psychosis.

Two of the teens were later definitively diagnosed with primary Sjogren’s syndrome, meeting the 2017 ACR-EULAR criteria for the condition.

Latest

Trending