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What are causes for autoimmune disease?

I have been diagnoses with an autoimmune disease. Now... I dont understand proteins are associated and present on my cells . I have heard it could be numerous things including, complement proteins, antibody receptos, HLA or MHC and TCR or BCR? I want to understand it more...
Tue, 19 Aug 2014
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Autoimmune disease is a result of misreading of your body's own cells or products as foreign (Non - Self). This misreading can happen due to various factors.This result in a exaggerated response of our immune system towards self. T - cell receptor (TCR), B-cell receptor(BCR) Human Leukocyte antigen (HLA) Major Histocompatibility complex (MHC) are all a part of this immune mechanism to ward of what they consider as foreign antigens.
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Dr.Riyaz Sheriff
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What are causes for autoimmune disease?

Autoimmune disease is a result of misreading of your body s own cells or products as foreign (Non - Self). This misreading can happen due to various factors.This result in a exaggerated response of our immune system towards self. T - cell receptor (TCR), B-cell receptor(BCR) Human Leukocyte antigen (HLA) Major Histocompatibility complex (MHC) are all a part of this immune mechanism to ward of what they consider as foreign antigens. Hope i have answered your query. Dr.Riyaz Sheriff