exocrine gland

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Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease (IgG4-RD) is the name given to a recently described disorder that presents in soft tissues, often exocrine glands, as mass-forming lesions and in lymph nodes as IgG4-related lymphadenopathy (IgG4-RL).
Further, there are many reports on the connection between increased blood plasma CCK in response to protein injection into the small intestine and regulation of secretion in the exocrine gland of the pancreas (Tachibana et al.
Sjogren syndrome is an autoimmune condition characterized by exocrine gland dysfunction that presents with a variety of symptoms, including keratoconjunctivitis sicca, xerostomia, and salivary gland swelling typically involving the parotid gland.
The impact of medications on exocrine gland pathology and function in patients infected with HIV is complex and not well understood.
Sjogren syndrome is an autoimmune disorder characterized by lymphocytic infiltration of the exocrine glands.
However, considering the fact that RA is a systemic disease of connective tissue that can affect exocrine glands, we compared our results with results of studies that examined the concentration of NO in the saliva of patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome (pSS).
Most patients have exocrine glands involvement, but the clinical presentation is non-specific and diverse ranging from the common "exocrine disease" manifestation of dry eyes and mouth to the less common non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and autoimmune thyroiditis.
The syndrome - unrelated to the cancer he has previously battled against - affects the exocrine glands that produce tears and saliva and is a long-standing problem of McPhail's.
Sjogren's syndrome is a systemic autoimmune disease in which immune cells attack and destroy the exocrine glands that produce tears and saliva.
Also called Sjogren's syndrome, this is a chronic, inflammatory, autoimmune disease characterised by lymphocytic infiltration of the exocrine glands, leading to diminished glandular secretion.
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a disease which affects not only the pancreas but also exocrine glands throughout the entire body that secrete digestive fluids and mucus, including the airways and the intestine.
Sjogren's syndrome (SS) is a chronic autoimmune disorder of the exocrine glands with associated lymphocytic infiltrates of the affected glands.
The ectoderm first differentiates the brain and nervous system tissue, then forms the endoderm, which produces the internal mucous membranes and a number of endocrine glands (such as the thyroid and the thymus) and exocrine glands (such as the pancreas).