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 suffering from autoimmune ailment. Autoimmune ailments are a family members of greater than a hundred persistent, and sometimes disabling, health problems that boost whilst underlying defects within the immune procedure lead the physique to assault its personal organs, tissues, and cells. In Diagnostic standards in Autoimmune Disease, the editors have accrued in a entire guide a serious evaluation, through well known specialists, of greater than a hundred autoimmune illnesses, divided into major teams, particularly systemic and organ-specific autoimmune ailments. a latest review of those stipulations with targeted emphasis on analysis is gifted. each one bankruptcy comprises the basic info required through attending physicians in addition to bench scientists to appreciate the definition of a selected autoimmune ailment, the diagnostic standards, and the remedy.
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Diagnostic Criteria in Autoimmune Diseases 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.)