Diagnostic Criteria in Autoimmune Diseases

Diagnostic Criteria in Autoimmune Diseases

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A comprehensive handbook of critical review, by renowned experts, of more than 100 autoimmune diseases, divided into two main groups, namely systemic and organ-specific autoimmune diseases.This finding lends support to the observation that higher antibody titers are detected in acute myocarditis patients than when they progress to IDCM. ... the precise cause for the break in self-tolerance and whether there is a disease- initiating role for these autoantibodies is still undefined. ... References 1 . Richardson P, McKenna WJ. Bristow M. Report of the 1995 WHO/ISFC Task Force on the definition and ... cardiomyopathy: A distinct entity to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.

Title:Diagnostic Criteria in Autoimmune Diseases
Author:Yehuda Shoenfeld, Ricard Cervera, M. Eric Gershwin
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-09-24


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