Thursday, February 21, 2008

List of antibodies & autoimmune diseases

This list is from a handypost by Graham at Over My Med Body!. I'm only duplicating his list below in case his site ever disappears:

Anti-Basement MembraneGoodpasture’s Syndrome
Anti-Centromere, Anti-Scl 70Scleroderma (CREST)
Anti-ds DNALupus/SLE
Anti-epithelial cellPemphigus Vulgaris
Anti-gliadinCeliac Disease
Anti-histoneDrug-induced SLE
Anti-IgG, Anti-RF, Anti-CCPRheumatoid Arthritis
AntimitochondrialPrimary Biliary Cirrhosis
Anti-cholinesteraseMyasthenia Gravis
Anti-endomyesialCeliac Disease
Anti-Jo 1poly or dermatomyositis
Anti-SSA, Anti-SSBSj√∂gren’s Syndrome


Anonymous said...

Myasthenia Gravis is written with the WRONG antibody! It isn't an anti-acetylcholinesterase's an anti-acetylcholine RECEPTOR antibody. Huge difference, especially because the treatment for MG is acetylcholinesterase INHIBITORS.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the correction