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The role of microchimerism in autoimmune diseases

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The role of microchimerism in autoimmune diseases. Autoimmunity has been associated with maternal–fetal microchimerism both in animal models and in human observational studies. Thereby microchimerism may contribute to the pathogenesis of thyroid and other autoimmune disease. K. Badenhoop. Endocrine Abstracts. 2010. (Also see: Causes of Autoimmunity)

 

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