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Autoimmunity

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Autoimmunity is the system of immune responses of an organism against its own healthy cells and tissues. Any disease that results from such an aberrant immune response is termed an "autoimmune disease". Prominent examples include celiac disease, diabetes mellitus type 1, sarcoidosis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Sjögren's syndrome, eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, Graves' disease, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, Addison's disease, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ankylosing spondylitis, polymyositis (PM), dermatomyositis (DM) and multiple sclerosis (MS). Autoimmune diseases are very often treated with steroids.
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    • History 

    • Low-level autoimmunity 

    • Immunological tolerance 

    • Immunodeficiency and autoimmunity 

    • Genetic factors 

    • Sex 

    • Environmental factors 

    • Pathogenesis of autoimmunity 

    • Classification 

    • Diagnosis 

    • Treatments