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January 1980

A Syndrome of Multiple Immune Autoreactivity: A Breakdown in Immune Regulation

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Dermatology (Drs Diaz and Glamb) and Internal Medicine (Dr Silva), University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor.

Arch Dermatol. 1980;116(1):77-79. doi:10.1001/archderm.1980.01640250079022
Abstract

• The clinical findings of pemphigus vulgaris, rheumatoid arthritis, and Sjögren's syndrome were found in a patient displaying immunological abnormalities found in pemphigus vulgaris, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Some of the antigen-antibody systems detected in this case were further identified. Our patient may be an example of severe failure in immune regulation.

(Arch Dermatol 116:77-79, 1980)

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