The findings may provide new approaches for treating cancer and autoimmune diseases.
It is associated with autoimmune illnesses, including rheumatoid arthritis.
Another common autoimmune rheumatic disease in which the skin is often injured is lupus erythematosus.
Patients with autoimmune liver disease, drug-induced hepatitis and alcoholic liver injury were excluded.
With disease progression, the autoimmune response of the disease may become more difficult to suppress.
It can occur by itself or with other, common autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.
The result is an increased risk of autoimmune diseases, in which your immune system attacks your body's own cells.
Patients with this primary immunodeficiency disorder are at risk for autoimmune diseases and cancer.
In autoimmune diseases, antibodies attack the body itself.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic inflammatory autoimmune disease of unknown cause.