Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp 375–379 | Cite as

A case of scleroderma with Sjögren's syndrome developed after mammoplasty

  • M. Nobunaga
  • K. Oribe
  • S. Ohishi
Case Reports


A case of scleroderma and Sjögren's syndrome, which occurred 9 years after mammoplasty, was reported. The association between mammoplasty and connective tissue disorders was considered to be more than coincidental. The prolonged hypersensitization by injected material may be responsible for the development of connective tissue disorders, that is, a human adjuvant disease.

Key words

Human adjuvant disease Mammoplasty Scleroderma Sjögrn's Syndrome 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Nobunaga
    • 1
  • K. Oribe
    • 1
  • S. Ohishi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Institute of BioregulationKyushu UniversityBeppu 874Japan

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