Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

Sjögren’s symptom clusters may identify treatment options

Key clinical point: Symptom-based clusters can aid in Sjögren’s syndrome research.

Major finding: Four symptom clusters ranging from low to high symptom burden were verified.

Study details: A hierarchical cluster analysis of data on 2,961 patients with Sjögren’s syndrome.

Disclosures: The study was supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health and the University of Wisconsin. Dr. McCoy disclosed consulting fees from Novartis and Bristol-Myers Squibb.


McCoy SS et al. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2020;72(suppl 10), Abstract 1504.