Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease that leads to dry eyes, dry mouth, and other symptoms. It is often associated with other autoimmune disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus, and is more common in women; it is rarely diagnosed in patients under age 40. Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation
These SNPs are associated with slightly (1.2 - 2.1x) higher risk of Sjögren's syndrome [PMID 27227345]:
- rs10488631 risk allele C
- rs7574865 risk allele T
A celebrity with Sjögren's syndrome is Venus Williams.