3 edition of Systemic autoimmunity found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Pierluigi E. Bigazzi, Morris Reichlin.|
|Series||Immunology series ;, 54, Immunology series ;, v. 54.|
|Contributions||Bigazzi, Pierluigi E., Reichlin, Morris.|
|LC Classifications||QR188.3 .S97 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 300 p. :|
|Number of Pages||300|
|LC Control Number||91024738|
Autoimmunity It is generally believed that autoimmunity is triggered by the development or activation of CD4 helper T cells that react with a speciﬁc autoantigen. Based on various evidence, it is now proposed that a speciﬁc antigenic stimulus is the ﬁrst trigger of autoimmunity. This is called the “single initiating antigen hypoth-esis”. Experimental models of systemic autoimmunity have been developed in rats and mice using mercurials, gold salts or D-penicillamine, all known to induce various autoimmune disorders in .
This book yields an impressive body of well ordered information which summarizes the experience of a selected panel of distinguished physicians and scientists actively involved in the field of skin immunology and systemic autoimmunity. In this book, the environmental factors are reviewed, including infectious agents, vaccines as triggers of autoimmunity, smoking and its relationship with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, thyroid disease, multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel diseases. Buy .
Different models are studied: autoimmune diseases (Sjögren’s syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis), lymphoproliferative disorders (chronic lymphocytic leukemia), kidney graft rejection and periodontal diseases from upstream approaches (epigenetics and autoimmunity, the genetic control of BAFF, calcium signaling. This, however, is the first study of systemic autoimmunity and atherosclerosis in humans. Figure Immunofluorescent staining of HEp cells with serum from a patient with advanced atherosclerosis, showing atypical speckled pattern characteristic of nucleolar staining.
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Systemic autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are highly heterogeneous both at the clinical and pathogenic levels. Genetic, environmental, hormonal, epigenetic, and immunoregulatory factors are involved in the expression of systemic autoimmune diseases.
Systemic Autoimmunity in Neuromyelitis Optica. There is a high frequency of coexisting systemic autoimmunity in NMO. In one pediatric cohort, 16 out of 38 patients (42%) met the criteria for clinical Systemic autoimmunity book of another autoimmune condition, including systemic lupus erythematosus, type 1 diabetes, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and Graves disease.
VACCINES & AUTOIMMUNITY. Edited by Yehuda Shoenfeld, Nancy Agmon-Levin and Lucija Tomljenovic. In light of the discovery of autoimmune/inflammatory syndrome induced by adjuvants, or ASIA, Vaccines and Autoimmunity explores the role of adjuvants – specifically aluminum – in different vaccines and how they can induce diverse autoimmune clinical Reviews: This book yields an impressive body of well ordered information, highlighting key references and summarising the experience of a selected panel of distinguished physician-scientists actively involved Systemic autoimmunity book the field of cardiovascular disease and systemic s: 1.
Autoimmune diseases present similar symptoms across the more than eighty different types.  The appearance and severity of these signs and symptoms depends on the location and type of autoimmune response that individual may also have more than one autoimmune disease simultaneously, and display symptoms of multiple diseases.
Systemic Autoimmunity - CRC Press Book. Surveys the biotechnologically influenced advances in the understanding of systemic autoimmune disorders, highlighting recent research using cell biology and biochemistry, the cloning of immune cells, recombinant DNA, and.
Book Description. Surveys the biotechnologically influenced advances in the understanding of systemic autoimmune disorders, highlighting recent research using cell biology and biochemistry, the cloning of immune cells, recombinant DNA, and molecular genetics.
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Autoimmunity is the system of immune responses of an organism against its own healthy cells and tissues. Any disease that results from such an aberrant immune response is termed an "autoimmune disease".Prominent examples include celiac disease, post-infectious IBS, diabetes mellitus type 1, Henloch Scholein Pupura (HSP) sarcoidosis, systemic lupus erythematosus.
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. Purchase The Heart in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases, Volume 14 - 2nd Edition.
Print Book & E-Book. ISBNIn this book, the environmental factors are reviewed, including infectious agents, vaccines as triggers of autoimmunity, smoking and its relationship with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, thyroid disease, multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel diseases.
The good news is that by reducing inflammation, you CAN work your way down the autoimmune spectrum and reverse your condition. By understanding the factors that contribute to inflammation, you can get to the root cause of your autoimmunity and start leading your best life.
Autoimmunity: Your Immune System Gone Rogue. The Heart in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases, Second Edition, provides an overview on our current understanding of major complications relating to the heart and autoimmune diseases.
It includes the latest information on the new pathogenetic mechanisms involved, along with clinical manifestations of these important comortbidities. In light of the discovery of Autoimmune Syndrome Induced by Adjuvants, or ASIA, Vaccines and Autoimmunity explores the role of adjuvants – specifically aluminum in different vaccines – and how they can induce diverse autoimmune clinical manifestations in genetically prone individuals.
Vaccines and Autoimmunity is divided into three sections; the first. A major goal of the Systemic Autoimmunity Branch is to combine natural history or treatment studies with basic investigations into the etiology and/or pathophysiology of rheumatic diseases, with an emphasis on SLE, AAV, RA and other systemic autoimmune diseases affecting adults.
His publications include over 40 research articles as well as a number of book chapters and reviews. His major research interests include mechanisms involved in the initiation of autoimmunity and how the interplay between genetics and environment influences the expression of systemic autoimmune diseases.
Immunity consists of innate and adaptive responses. Innate immune systems are found in all classes of plant and animal life. The innate immune system is made up of specialized cells (e.g., macrophages, dendritic cells, neutrophils), which recognize and respond immediately to infection and injury in a way that does not confer long-lasting or protective immunity.
Books shelved as autoimmune: The Autoimmune Solution: Prevent and Reverse the Full Spectrum of Inflammatory Symptoms and Diseases by Amy Myers, The Autoi. • 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.
systemic autoimmune diseases: a group of connective tissue diseases characterized by the presence of autoantibodies responsible for immunopathologically mediated tissue lesions; systemic lupus erythematosus is the prototype.An exact definition of autoimmunity is difficult because the etiology of the majority of autoimmune diseases is unknown.
There is also confusion as to what constitutes an autoimmune disease. In general terms the immune system (of healthy individuals) is tolerant of the tissue constituents of its host, but intolerant of non-host (or “non-self”) matter such as invading viruses, bacteria or.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Fourth Edition, provides an understanding of the basic mechanisms as well as the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of lupus. This book is attractive to both the investigative community and clinicians.
As lupus has become a paradigm for the study of autoimmune disease, immunologists investigating autoimmunity are becoming 5/5(2).