Illness that results when the immune system attacks an individual's own tissues or cells
An autoimmune disease is a disease caused by the immune system attacking the cells of one's own body rather than attacking foreign cells, such as germs.
An autoimmune disorder is one in which the body's immune system mistakenly "attacks" its own healthy tissue.
Abnormality of function due to autoimmunity, a condition characterized by a specific humoral or cell-mediated immune response against constituents of the body's own tissues (self antigens or autoantigens).
any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
a condition in which the body creates antibodies against its own tissues
a condition in which the body produces antibodies that attack its own cells for no known reason
a condition in which the person creates antibodies against his or her own tissue
a condition in which the person produces antibodies to his or her own tissues
a malfunction of the body's immune system, causing the body to attack its own tissues
A particular kind of medical condition in which patients make autoantibodies against specific cells, tissues, or organs. Examples of autoimmune disorders include rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. The antiphospholipid syndrome is also an autoimmune disorder.
Any disease in which the individual's immune system attacks normal tissue.
An ailment, such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis, in which the immune system mistakenly attacks the body's own healthy tissues.
Any condition in which the immune system attacks the body's own tissues instead of defending them. Examples include diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, etc.
Any condition in which the immune system reacts inappropriately to the bodyâ€(tm)s own tissues and attacks them, causing damage and/or interfering with normal functioning.
Any one of a number of conditions caused by misdirected activity of the body's own immune system. In people with an autoimmune disorder, the body mistakenly "attacks" its own healthy tissue.
Diseases caused by the immune system producing antibodies against the tissue of its own body.
Disorders directed against the body's own tissue.
a disorder that results when the body's tissues are attacked by its own immune system; rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus are examples of autimmune disorders
A disease resulting from a disordered immune reaction in which antibodies from the immune system attack one's own tissue.