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Table 2 Prevalence of SGUS scores in patients with and without primary Sjögren’s syndrome

From: Salivary gland ultrasonography: a highly specific tool for the early diagnosis of primary Sjögren’s syndrome

  Primary Sjögren’s syndrome (n = 50) No Sjögren’s syndrome (n = 57) P value
SGUS (parotid glands)    
Score 0 17/50 (34 %) 52/57 (91.2 %) <0.0001
Score 1 15/50 (30 %) 5/57 (8.8 %) <0.0001
Score 2 15/50 (30 %) none <0.0001
Score 3 3/50 (6 %) none <0.0001
SGUS (submandibular glands)    
Score 0 23/50 (46 %) 56/57 (98.2 %) <0.0001
Score 2 24/50 (48 %) 1/57 (1.8 %) <0.0001
Score 3 3/50 (6 %) 0/57 <0.0001
  1. SGUS salivary gland ultrasonography score