Disease Information for Autoimmune disease

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Baldness/Alopecia
Hair loss
Non-scarring Alopecia/balding
Parotid swelling
Hemoptysis
Dry eyes/poor tearing
Dryness Conjunctiva
Grainy/Gritty Eye Sensation
Demographics & Risk Factors
Recent Event
Recent/Renal transplant
Established Disease Population
Patient/Autoimmune disorder
Patient/Graves disease/thyrotoxicosis
Patient/Hashimoto's thyroiditis
Patient/Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Female
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Complement (total CH50) level (Lab)
Lymphocytes (Lab)
Platelet count (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Anti-asialoglycoprotein-receptor antibody (Lab)
Anti-cardiolipin (Lab)
Anti-parietal cell antibody (Lab)
Anti-Smooth muscle (actin) antibodies (Lab)
ANA, nucleolar/serum (Lab)
ANA, peripheral/serum (Lab)
ANA/Antinuclear antibody/Fluorescent ANA (Lab)
Anti-Lactoferrin Antibodies
Anti-Nuclear Antibody (ANA)
C3, serum (Lab)
Direct Coombs test (Lab)
Gamma globulin (Lab)
IGA/Immunoglobulin A (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
PATH/Lymphocytic infiltrates
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Chronic fatique syndrome (adult 'mono')
Associated Disease & Complications
Abortion, habitual (spontaneous,recurrent)
Addison's disease
Alopecia areata
Antiphospholipid Syndrome/APLS
Autoimmune disease
Cryoglobulinema
Eaton-Lambert syndrome
Factor V Deficiency
Hypoparathyroidism/secondary
Intestinal/gut lymphoma
Nephritis, interstitial
Renal tubular acidosis
Sprue (gluten enteropathy)
Stiff-man syndrome
Thrombocytopenia
Thrombocytopenia in Children
Uveitis
Autoimmune Addison's Disease
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Hypersens type 2/Cytotoxic/IGM/IGG
Process
PROCESS/Allergy/collagen/autoimmune (category)
PROCESS/Autoimmune disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Immune/antibody-antigen system dis. (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Rituximab (Retuxan)
Definition

heading term for a diverse group of disorders characterized by pathologenic immune reactions to autologous (self) tissue; for nonnpatholgical, developmental, or phenomenological aspects of autoimmunity, use AUTOIMMUNITY.

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Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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