Autoimmune Diseases of the Endocrine System

Autoimmune Diseases of the Endocrine System

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This book is a comprehensive, easy-to-read discussion of the organ-specific autoimmune endocrine diseases emphasizing new contributions and trends for research and management. It begins with a brief chapter introducing the general principles of immunology, followed by discussions covering topics such as immunogenetics and animal models and how they can be applied toward interpreting human autoimmune endocrine diseases, autoimmune thyroid diseases, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus hypophysitis, and Addison's disease. The book also discusses future trends toward gaining an understanding of these disorders and possible therapeutic principles. It is well-illustrated and will prove to be a useful reference source for internists, endocrinologists, and postgraduate students interested in human autoimmune endocrine diseases.Federlin, D., Immunopathology of insulin, in Monographs on Endocrinology, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1971, 1. ... Zawalich, W. S. and Diaz, V. A. Interleukin 1 inhibitis insulin secretion from isolated perfused rat islets, Diabetes, 1119, 1986 .

Title:Autoimmune Diseases of the Endocrine System
Author:Robert Volpe'
Publisher:CRC Press - 1990-10-05


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