An autoimmune reaction; an autoimmune disorder.
It is important that people with autoimmune hepatitis eat a healthy diet.
Thrush: Thrush is a yeast infection which occurs in the mouth and throat when someone's immune system is suppressed, as with HIV and other autoimmune diseases.
In autoimmune hypothyroidism, antibodies destroy thyroid gland cells preventing the gland from being able to release normal amounts of thyroid hormones.
The secondary form occurs in association with another autoimmune disease, usually systemic lupus erythematosus.