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Autoimmunity affecting the nervous system 

Autoimmunity affecting the nervous system
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Autoimmunity affecting the nervous system
Author(s):

Gavin Spickett

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198789529.003.0005
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date: 22 September 2020

This chapter covers a range of autoimmune conditions affecting the nervous system. It describes the presentation, immunogenetics, immunopathology, related autoantibodies, treatment, and testing for each example. It also covers the demyelinating diseases (including MS, Guillian-Barré Syndrome, and uncommon variants), neuropathies, and autoimmunity in other neurological diseases.

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