Warning over Sjogren look-alikes on ultrasound

Two other conditions can look much the same
Clare Pain
Woman having ultrasound

While salivary gland ultrasound has become popular for diagnosing Sjogren’s syndrome, doctors should be aware that two other conditions can give very similar results, US researchers say.

The salivary glands of patients with sarcoidosis or amyloidosis can look the same as Sjogren’s patients on imaging, warn rheumatologists from Boston Medical Centre.