Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome and Bronchial Asthma

  • Melvin Blecher


One of the basic caveats in endocrinology is that glandular abnormalities tend to occur together. As many as 25% of patients with evidence of hypofunction in one gland have evidence of other end organspecific or non-specific autoimmune disease.


Indirect Immunofluorescence Pernicious Anemia Autoimmune Thyroid Disease Acanthosis Nigricans Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Melvin Blecher
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  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryGeorgetown University Medical CenterUSA

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