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Autoimmune Diseases, Understanding
Last published 10/2012
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This fact sheet explains how the immune system works, what an autoimmune disease is, and the parts of the body that can be affected by autoimmune disease. It also lists many diseases that that fall into the autoimmune category and what the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) is doing to understand autoimmune diseases better. A list of key words with definitions is also included.
NIH Publication No. 11-7582
Length: 4 pp.
- General public
- For medical & health professionals to share with patients
Quantity that can be ordered: up to 1 copy
This publication is in the public domain. It can be reproduced.
Size: 8 1/2 x 11
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