The mosaic of autoimmunity

Yehuda Shoenfeld, David A. Isenberg

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The term 'autoimmune' is applied to a wide spectrum of diseases, which, although they may differ in pathology, share many factors. In their review, portrayed as a mosaic, Yehuda Shoenfeld and David Isenberg illustrate the complexity of these conditions, outlining the many pieces, genetic, hormonal, immunological and environmental that contribute to autoimmunity, and show how their varying combinations lead to diverse diseases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)123-126
Number of pages4
JournalImmunology Today
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1989
Externally publishedYes


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