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Cause of Scleroderma: Autoimmunity

Author: Shelley Ensz. Scleroderma is highly variable. See Types of Scleroderma. Read Disclaimer
What is Autoimmunity?
Autophagy
B Cells and T Cells
Autoimmunity and Scleroderma

What is Autoimmunity?

Overview
Causes
Diagnosis
Polyautoimmunity
Symptoms
Treatments
Autoimmunity and Other Diseases
Hormone Replacement

Autophagy

Likely trigger for autoimmune disease found in newly-discovered rogue cells. A new study reveals that autoimmune disease may be the result of previously unknown rogue versions of these cells creating autoantibodies.MNT, 05/14/2015. (Also see Causes of Scleroderma, What is Scleroderma?, Types of Scleroderma, and Systemic Sclerosis)

Autoimmunity: B Cells and T Cells

Autoimmunity: B Cells and T Cells. T Cells are white blood cells that help stimulate an immune response to infections. Sometimes T cells become overactive, which is suspected as being part of the process that leads to autoimmune diseases. ISN.

Overview of B Cells and T Cells
B Cells and T-Cells and Autoimmunity
B Cells and T Cells and Systemic Sclerosis

Autoimmunity and Scleroderma

Scleroderma and Antibodies. ISN.

Go to Causes of Scleroderma: Autoimmunity: T Cells
 
 

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