Coexistence of five autoimmune diseases: diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties

@article{Wielosz2008CoexistenceOF,
  title={Coexistence of five autoimmune diseases: diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties},
  author={Ewa Wielosz and Maria Majdan and Iwona Żychowska and Radosław Jeleniewicz},
  journal={Rheumatology International},
  year={2008},
  volume={28},
  pages={919-923}
}
We report the case of coexistence of five autoimmune diseases in a 36-year-old woman, who initially developed psoriasis. Several years later, the patient was diagnosed with a mixed connective tissue disease and primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC). On admission to the Department of Rheumatology and Connective Tissue Diseases, the patient fulfilled classification criteria of an overlap syndrome systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) with secondary antiphospholipid syndrome/systemic sclerosis (SSc… CONTINUE READING
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