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|Description:||Among individuals with primary Sjogren's syndrome, Lewis blood group frequency differs from that of the general population, due mainly to an increased Lewis negative phenotype (Le (a-b-)) frequency. (1)|
| ||A major risk factor for developing Sj÷gren's is being a postmenopausal woman. It occurs less commonly in younger women, children and men of any age. Other risk factors include having: an autoimmune disease, such as lupus, vasculitis, thyroid disease or scleroderma and/or a family member with Sj÷gren's.|
|References:||1. Manthorpe R, Staub Nielsen L, et al. Lewis blood type frequency in patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome. A prospective study including analyses for A1A2BO, Secretor, MNSs, P, Duffy, Kell, Lutheran and rhesus blood groups. Scand J Rheumatol 1985;14(2):159-62|
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