Almost all of the diseases in this category are thought to be diseases in which the immune system is not working properly. The immune system is a normal part of the body that is designed to protect us from infections with germs and viruses from the environment. Our immune system also helps us ward off cancer cell development in our bodies. When the immune system gets out of control and starts attacking our own bodily tissues, it is called autoimmunity.
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Call or. Request an Appointment. Refer a Patient. An autoimmune disease is a disorder in which the body is attacking itself. Normally, white blood cells produce antibodies that attack harmful cells as they appear in the body.
Autoimmune diseases in dermatology
DermNet provides Google Translate, a free machine translation service. Note that this may not provide an exact translation in all languages. April Immune responses can be divided into innate immunity and adaptive immunity.
Doctors in Yale Medicine's dermatology and rheumatology departments work closely together to help people with autoimmune diseases such as lupus and scleroderma look and feel as good as possible. They not only provide warm, personal patient care, but also participate in research to advance treatment of skin conditions associated with autoimmune diseases for people all around the world. Autoimmune diseases tend to bring complicated symptoms. Many people with these conditions see doctors in several medical specialties.