Is there a list of autoimmune diseases?
Scientists know about more than 80 autoimmune diseases.
Some are well known, such as type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis, while others are rare and difficult to diagnose.
Collectively, these diseases affect more than 24 million people in the United States.
What are the 80 different autoimmune disorders?
What Are Autoimmune Disorders?
- Rheumatoid arthritis.
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus).
- Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
- Multiple sclerosis (MS).
- Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Guillain-Barre syndrome.
- Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.
What is the rarest autoimmune disease?
Asherson’s syndrome is an extremely rare autoimmune disorder characterized by the development, over a period of hours, days or weeks, of rapidly progressive blood clots affecting multiple organ systems of the body.
What are the most common autoimmune diseases?
Here are 14 of the most common ones.
- Type 1 diabetes. The pancreas produces the hormone insulin, which helps regulate blood sugar levels.
- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
- Psoriasis/psoriatic arthritis.
- Multiple sclerosis.
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
- Inflammatory bowel disease.
- Addison’s disease.
- Graves’ disease.