Aims. Describe autoimmune diseases, concentrating on the role of immunity in their pathogenesis. Readings: Robbins, Chapter 5. Sj ögren’s Syndrome. A systemic autoimmune disease Inflammatory destruction of _exocrine_ glands . Several secretory gland may be affected.
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Robbins’ Basic Pathology 5-26
Robbins and Cotran’s Pathologic Basis of Disease 24-8
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Similar to Robbins & Cotran’s Pathologic Basis of Disease 24-35
Adapted from Robbins’ Basic Pathology 17-7 7th Ed
Adopted from Robbins’ Basic Pathology 17-7 7th Ed
Adopted from Robbins’ Basic Pathology 5-25
Ag administered orally induces specific regulatory T-cell (Th3)
Inhibits IgA isotype switch
and Th2 activation,