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The Autoimmune Tautology: From Polyautoimmunity and Familial Autoimmunity to the Autoimmune Genes.


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Posted 16 February 2013 - 02:55 PM

The Autoimmune Tautology: From Polyautoimmunity and Familial Autoimmunity to the Autoimmune Genes.

 

Polyautoimmunity is the presence of two or more autoimmune diseases in a single patient while familial autoimmunity occurs when different relatives from a nuclear family present with diverse autoimmune diseases. Hindawi. Autoimmune Diseases Volume 2012, Article ID 297193.(Also see: Overlap Syndromes and Multiple Autoimmune Syndrome)

 

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