Different Lymphoproliferative Disorders in Different Salivary Glands of Primary Sjögren Syndrome

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Abstract

We report 1 case of primary Sjögren syndrome that showed histologic variation and different lymphoproliferative disorders in different salivary glands.

Different salivary glands can show a different transition situation with histologic variation and lymphoproliferative disorders. The larger salivary glands have more potentially progressive transition situation than smaller glands. These findings also supported the theory that the transition of reactive B cells from lymphoepithelial sialadenitis to monoclonal lymphoma is generally a multistep process in different salivary glands within 1 person.

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