Jump to:  A   |   B   |   C   |   D   |   E   |   F   |   G   |   H   |   I   |   J   |   K   |   L   |   M   |   N   |   O   |   P   |   Q   |   R   |   S   |   T   |   U   |   V   |   W   |   X   |   Y

Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune diseases are conditions in which the body makes antibodies against one's own normal body chemicals. The skin and connective tissues (cartilage, bone, tendons) are most affected but other tissues can be affected, as well, including nerve and muscle.

Pregnant women with an autoimmune disease require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below is some additional information regarding autoimmune diseases, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE, or Lupus)

Antiphospholipid Syndrome (aPL)

Myasthenia Gravis

Reviewed Date: --

Enfermedades Autoinmunes

Disclaimer: This information is not intended to substitute or replace the professional medical advice you receive from your child's physician. The content provided on this page is for informational purposes only, and was not designed to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease. Please consult your child's physician with any questions or concerns you may have regarding a medical condition.