Examples of autoimmune diseases include:
- 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 are common diseases of the immune system?
- Ataxia telangiectasia.
- Autoimmune polyglandular syndrome.
- Burkitt lymphoma.
- Diabetes, type 1.
- DiGeorge syndrome.
- Familial Mediterranean fever.
- Immunodeficiency with hyper-IgM.
What is the most common autoimmune disease?
According to The Autoimmune Registry, the top 10 most common autoimmune diseases include:
- Celiac disease.
- Graves’ disease.
- Diabetes mellitus, type 1.
- Rheumatic fever.
- Pernicious anemia/atrophic gastritis.
- Alopecia areata.
- Immune thrombocytopenic purpura.
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 is the most rare 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.