Library of Health and Living: The Encyclopedia of Autoimmune Diseases

Editor/Author Cassell, Dana K. and Rose, Noel
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-4317-0
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Book Status: Available
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The Encyclopedia of Autoimmune Diseases, Second Edition has been updated and expanded to provide up-to-date information about the causes, symptoms, treatments of autoimmune diseases, and the medical and social issues related to them.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword: Understanding Autoimmune Diseases
  • Introduction: An Overview of Autoimmune Diseases
  • A
  • absolute risk
  • AIDS, HIV, and autoimmunity
  • active immunity
  • acute necrotizing hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis (ANHLE)
  • acute-phase proteins
  • Addison's disease
  • adjuvant
  • age-adjusted mortality rate
  • agranulocytes
  • allele
  • allergens and the immune system
  • allergic asthma
  • allergic reaction
  • allergic rhinitis
  • allergies
  • allergy
  • allograft
  • alopecia areata
  • alternative medical treatments for autoimmune diseases
  • amyloidosis
  • anergy
  • ankylosing spondylitis (AS)
  • antibody
  • antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC)
  • antigen
  • antigen-presenting cell (APC)
  • antigen receptors
  • antigen-antibody complex
  • antiglomerular basement membrane (anti-GBM) disease
  • antinuclear antibodies (ANA)
  • antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)
  • antitoxin
  • apoptosis
  • auto-inflammatory
  • autoantibody
  • autoimmune aplastic anemia
  • autoimmune diseases and immune disorders
  • autoimmune dysautonomia
  • autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA)
  • autoimmune hepatitis
  • autoimmune inner ear disease (AIED)
  • autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS)
  • autoimmune myocarditis
  • autoimmune oophoritis
  • autoimmune orchitis
  • autoimmunity
  • autologous
  • B
  • B-lymphocyte (B-cell)
  • bacteria
  • Baló Disease
  • basophil
  • Behçet's disease
  • biomarkers
  • blood pressure and autoimmune disease
  • bone marrow
  • bone marrow transplantation (BMT)
  • bullous pemphigoid
  • C
  • C-reative protein
  • cardiomyopathy
  • CD4 molecule
  • CD8 molecule
  • celebrities with autoimmune diseases
  • celiac disease
  • cell
  • cellular immunity (cell-mediated immunity)
  • central tolerance
  • Chagas’ disease
  • chemokines
  • immune system chemotaxis
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)
  • Churg-Strauss Syndrome
  • cicatricial pemphigoid (CP)
  • clinical studies/research on autoimmune disease
  • clonal deletion
  • clonal expansion
  • clones
  • Cogan syndrome
  • cohort
  • complement
  • complement system
  • congenital heart block (CHB)
  • corticosteroid
  • costimulation
  • coxsackie myocarditis
  • Crohn's disease (CD)
  • cross-reaction
  • cytokines
  • cytotoxic
  • D
  • demyelinating neuropathies
  • dermatitis herpetiformis (DH)
  • dermatomyositis (DM)
  • determinant
  • dimorphic
  • discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE)
  • disease
  • diseases-modifying anti-rhuematic drugs
  • DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
  • E
  • endocrine autoimmunity
  • endometriosis
  • enteroviruses
  • enzyme
  • eosinophil
  • eosinophilia myalgia syndrome (EMS)
  • epidemiology
  • epitope
  • erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR or sed rate)
  • erythrocytes/red blood cells
  • essential mixed cryoglobulinemia (EMC)
  • etiology
  • Evans’ syndrome
  • experimental allergic encephalomyelitis (EAE)
  • eye involvement in autoimmune disease
  • F
  • fibromyalgia
  • flare
  • fungi
  • G
  • gamma globulin
  • gene
  • gene therapy
  • genetic
  • genetic engineering
  • genetic marker
  • genetics
  • genome
  • genotype
  • globulin
  • glucocorticoid
  • Goodpasture's Syndrome
  • graft
  • granulocytes
  • Graves’ disease
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS)
  • H
  • haplotype
  • autoimmune thyroiditis (AT)
  • heat shock proteins
  • hemoglobin
  • Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP)
  • herpes gestationis (HG)
  • histocompatibility testing
  • homeostasis
  • human leukocyte antigens (HLA)
  • humoral immunity (antibody-mediated immunity)
  • I
  • idiopathic
  • idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)
  • idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
  • idiotype
  • IgA nephropathy
  • immune
  • immune complex
  • immune-mediated diseases
  • immune response
  • immune response modifiers
  • immune system
  • immune tolerance
  • immunity
  • immunodeficiency
  • immunodeficiency diseases
  • immunoglobulins
  • immunologist
  • immunology
  • immunosuppressive agents
  • immunotherapy
  • incidence
  • incident case
  • inclusion body myositis (IBM)
  • infections and autoimmune diseases
  • inflammation
  • inflammatory
  • innate immunity
  • interferons
  • interstitial cystitis (IC)
  • J
  • juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA)
  • K
  • Kawasaki disease (KD)
  • L
  • Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS)
  • leukocytes
  • leukocytoclastic vasculitis
  • leukotriene
  • lichen planus
  • lichen sclerosus
  • ligneous conjunctivitis
  • linear IgA disease (LAD)
  • systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • lymph
  • lymph nodes
  • lymph system
  • lymphatic vessels
  • lymphocytes
  • lymphoid organs
  • lymphokines
  • M
  • macrophage
  • major histocompatibility complex (MHC)
  • mast cell
  • medication compliance
  • medication interactions and autoimmune patients
  • medications and autoimmune diseases
  • memory cell
  • Ménière's disease (MD)
  • menopause and autoimmune diseases
  • microbes
  • microchimerism
  • microscopic polyangiitis (MPA)
  • mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD)
  • molecular biology
  • molecule
  • monoclonal antibodies
  • monocyte
  • monokines
  • Mooren's ulcer (MU)
  • morbidity
  • mortality
  • multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • myasthenia gravis
  • myelin
  • myositis
  • N
  • narcolepsy
  • natural immunity
  • natural killer (NK) cells
  • necrosis
  • neuromyelitis optica (NMO)
  • neuropathies
  • neutropenia
  • neutrophil
  • nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • nucleus
  • O
  • ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP)
  • opportunistic infection
  • opsonization
  • organ transplantation
  • P
  • pain and autoimmune disease
  • PANDAS
  • paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD)
  • paraneoplastic pemphigus (PNP)
  • parasite
  • pathogen
  • pathogenesis
  • pathogenic
  • pemphigus vulgaris (PV)
  • pemphigus foliaceus (PF)
  • peptide
  • peptidoglycan
  • peripheral neuropathy
  • peripheral tolerance
  • pernicious anemia (PA)
  • phagocytes
  • phagocytosis
  • phenotype
  • plasma
  • plasma cells
  • platelets
  • pleuritis
  • polyarteritis nodosa (PAN)
  • polyglandular autoimmune syndromes (PGAS)
  • polymorphism
  • polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR)
  • polymyositis (PM)
  • postmyocardial infarction syndrome
  • postpericardiotomy syndrome (PPS)
  • prevalence
  • primary agammaglobulinemia
  • primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)
  • primary immune response
  • prospective study
  • proteins
  • proteomics
  • psoriasis
  • psoriatic arthritis (PsA)
  • Q
  • quality of life
  • R
  • Raynaud's phenomenon (RP)
  • receptor
  • reactive arthritis (ReA)
  • relapse
  • relapsing polychondritis (RP)
  • relative risk
  • remission
  • rheumatic disorders
  • rheumatic fever
  • rheumatic heart disease
  • rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • rheumatoid factor
  • risk factor
  • RNA (ribonucleic acid)
  • S
  • salivary glands and autoimmune diseases
  • sarcoidosis
  • scavenger cells
  • SCID mouse
  • scleritis
  • scleroderma
  • secondary response (immune system)
  • self-antigen
  • self-tolerance
  • serum
  • sign
  • Sjögren's syndrome (SS)
  • sperm autoimmunity
  • spleen
  • stem cells
  • stiff-person syndrome (SPS)
  • stroma
  • stromal cells
  • subunit vaccine
  • superantigens
  • suppressor T cell
  • surface markers
  • sympathetic ophthalmia (SO)
  • symptom
  • syndrome
  • synovial
  • systemic
  • T
  • T-cell receptor (TCR)
  • T-cytotoxic cell
  • T-helper cell
  • T lymphocytes (T cells)
  • Takayasu's arteritis
  • temporal arteritis
  • tendonitis
  • teratogenic
  • thymus
  • tissue typing
  • tolerance
  • Tolosa-Hunt syndrome (THS)
  • toxins
  • transgenic
  • transverse myelitis
  • trigger
  • tri-molecular complex
  • tumor necrosis factor (TNF)
  • Type 1 diabetes (T1D)
  • U
  • ulcerative colitis (UC)
  • uveitis
  • V
  • vaccination
  • vaccine
  • vasculitis
  • vesiculobullous dermatoses
  • virus
  • vitiligo
  • W
  • waning immunity
  • Wegener's granulomatosis (WG)
  • women and autoimmune diseases
  • X
  • xenograft
  • xerostomia