The autoimmune tautology. A summary of evidence

Juan Manuel Anaya

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Autoimmune diseases (ADs) represent a heterogeneous group of chronic conditions that affect specific target organs or multiple organ systems, and are initiated by the loss of immunological tolerance to self-antigens. The chronic nature of these diseases places a significant burden on the utilization of medical care, direct and indirect economic costs, and quality of life.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-253
Number of pages3
JournalJoint Bone Spine
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Rheumatology


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