Autoimmunity in reproduction
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Autoimmunity in reproduction

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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English


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StatementNorbert Gleicher, guest editor.
SeriesImmunology and allergy clinics of North America -- 14/4
ContributionsGleicher, Norbert.
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Open LibraryOL21639578M

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Vol. 67, No. 4, April Geva et al. Autoimmunity and reproduction concept that the basic immunologic defect in autoimmune diseases probably lies at the T-lymphocyte level. ANTIOVARIAN AUTOANTIBODIES In contrast to antithyroid antibodies, little is known of the role of antibodies specific for the female genital by: Autoimmunity, the state in which the immune system reacts against the body’s own normal components, producing disease or functional changes.. The human immune system performs a surveillance function, identifying and disposing of antigens—materials such as toxins or infectious microbes that it recognizes as foreign. This surveillance is carried out mostly by the white . This book is a practical, evidence-based resource covering thyroid disease and its effects on reproduction and fertility, discussing thyroid function and dysfunction - hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules and cancer - during pregnancy as well as its effects on the fetus. The Journal of Autoimmunity is a parent journal of the Journal of Translational Autoimmunity. The Journal of Autoimmunity publishes papers related to the diverse aspects of autoimmunity: the mechanism of self-recognition, regulation of autoimmune responses, experimental autoimmune diseases, diagnostic The Journal of Autoimmunity is a parent.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (M), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Links to PubMed are also available for Selected by: visitor survey. We are always looking for ways to improve customer experience on We would like to ask you for a moment of your time to fill in a short questionnaire, at the end of your visit. If you decide to participate, a new browser tab will open so you can complete the survey after you have completed your visit to this website. • Autoimmunity involves a misdirection of the body’s immune system against its own tissues, causing a large number of diseases. • More than 80 autoimmune diseases have so far been identified: some affect only one tissue or organ, while others are ‘systemic’ (affection multiple sites of . “I wanted to relay a first hand experience to an audience possibly struggling to understand just what living with an autoimmune condition means,” Connery says. “It's a difficult journey and very much misunderstood by our friends and family – I hope this book can help to change that.”.

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