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Ann Rheum Dis. 2002 Jun; 61(6): 554–558.
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Classification criteria for Sjögren's syndrome: a revised version of the European criteria proposed by the American-European Consensus Group

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Figure 1
Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve of the classification criteria set for SS.
Figure 2
Classification tree performance of the classification criteria for SS. Schematic representation of the classification tree for the classification of primary SS. Within each circle the number of patients with primary SS (upper value) and the number of ...

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