By Maria Laura Bertolaccini MD, Graham R.V. Hughes MD, Munther A. Khamashta MD (auth.), Prof. Yehuda Shoenfeld, Prof. Ricard Cervera, Prof. M. Eric Gershwin (eds.)
According to the Autoimmune illnesses Coordinating Committee (ADCC), among 14.7 and 23.5 million humans within the USA–up to 8 percentage of the population–are plagued by autoimmune disorder. Autoimmune illnesses are a relations of greater than a hundred power, and sometimes disabling, health problems that improve while underlying defects within the immune method lead the physique to assault its personal organs, tissues, and cells. In Diagnostic standards in Autoimmune Disease, the editors have accrued in a complete guide a severe assessment, through well known specialists, of greater than a hundred autoimmune ailments, divided into major teams, specifically systemic and organ-specific autoimmune illnesses. a modern review of those stipulations with distinctive emphasis on analysis is gifted. each one bankruptcy includes the basic details required through attending physicians in addition to bench scientists to appreciate the definition of a selected autoimmune ailment, the diagnostic standards, and the therapy.
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