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Sammanfattning : Assessment of autoantibodies is a valuable tool in the diagnostic procedure of autoimmune diseases. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of different autoantibodies and their associations with disease manifestations in patients with Addison's disease and autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I (APS I). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory joint disorder with autoimmune features in which both genetic and environmental factors are potential contributors to the arthritogenic process. In this thesis work we aimed to increase the understanding of early pathogenic events underlying the development of this complex disease by investigating the arthritogenic and immunogenic properties of modified autoantigens in experimental settings as well as in RA patients. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Sjögren's syndrome (SS) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are rheumatic diseases characterized by autoantibody production directed to the Ro/SS-A and La/SS-B autoantigens. The Ro/SS-A is a complex of one of four small RNAs denoted hY RNAs, and three proteins; Ro 60kD, Ro 52kD and La. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) comprises diseases that are characterized by chronic or relapsing inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is an extraintestinal manifestation in IBD. LÄS MER