Autoimmune diseases are disorders that occur when the immune response acts against the healthy tissues in the body by mistake. There are more than 80 disorders that occur due to th...
An autoimmune disease develops when the immune system, which defends the body against disease, attacks healthy body cells. Depending on the type, an autoimmune disease can affect one or many different types of body tissue. It can also cause abnormal organ growth and changes in organ function. There are as many as 80 types of autoimmune diseases. They have no cure, so treatment focuses on relieving the symptoms.
Autoimmune diseases arise from an abnormal immune response of the body
against substances and tissues normally present in the body (autoimmunity).
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