The Prevalence of Autoimmune Disorders in Women: A Narrative Review

@article{Angum2020ThePO,
  title={The Prevalence of Autoimmune Disorders in Women: A Narrative Review},
  author={Fariha Angum and Tahir Khan and Jasndeep Kaler and Lena Siddiqui and Azhar Hussain},
  journal={Cureus},
  year={2020},
  volume={12}
}
Autoimmune disorders are characterized as a condition in which the host's immune system mistakenly attacks itself. These disorders cause the immune system to cause a systemic reaction by attacking multiple organs or may be localized to attacking one specific organ, such as the skin. The exact mechanism of such autoimmune conditions is not well understood; however, the presumed mechanism tends to vary amongst the disorders. Autoimmune diseases present with a clear gender bias with a greater… 

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