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Is Bariatric Surgery a Trigger Factor for Systemic Autoimmune Diseases?

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Posted 25 April 2016 - 08:10 AM

Is Bariatric Surgery a Trigger Factor for Systemic Autoimmune Diseases?

 

A causal relationship is difficult to establish because factors that could trigger autoimmune diseases are multiple, including genetic susceptibility, time elapsed until achievement of ideal weight, and vitamin deficiencies. PubMed, J Clin Rheumatol, 2016 Mar;22(2):89-91. (Also see Autoimmunity)

 

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