List of Diseases

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Addison's disease

Addison's disease (after the English physician Thomas Addison) is also called autoimmune adrenalitis or primary adrenal insufficiency.

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Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia. The term 'dementia' describes a set of symptoms which can include loss of memory, mood changes, and problems with communication and reasoning. These symptoms occur when the brain is damaged by certain diseases and conditions, including Alzheimer's disease.

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Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is characterized by thromboses in the larger arteries and veins and thrombotic microangiopathy.

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Autoimmune hepatitis

Different types of autoimmune hepatitis can affect both sexes of all ages.

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Churg-Strauss syndrome

Churg-Strauss syndrome mainly involves the medium to small blood vessels of the lungs but eventually also affects the gastrointestinal tract, heart, skin and kidneys.

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Coeliac disease

Coeliac disease (gluten intolerance) is defined as a typical mucosal change of the small intestine, caused by gluten in the diet.

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Complement deficiency

The complement system is part of the innate immune system consisting of about 30 proteins. An intact complement system is required for protection against infection and for maintaining the internal inflammatory homeostasis.

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Congenital heart block

Antibodies against Ro or La can be transferred from mother to child through the placenta. These antibodies may cause neonatal lupus, whose most serious manifestation is congenital heart block.

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Connective tissue disease

A connective tissue disease is any disease that has the connective tissues the body as a target of pathology.

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Connective tissue disease – undifferentiated

The autoimmune CTDs may have both genetic and environmental causes.

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CREST Syndrome

Scleroderma is a systemic autoimmune disease primarily affecting the skin but often also involving the gastrointestinal tract, the respiratory, renal, cardiovascular, and the genitourinary systems.

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Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease is a type of Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - a group of inflammatory conditions of the colon and small intestine.

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Cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is a genetically conditioned disease, where a defective ion channel in the airway epithelium gives rise to mucus.

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Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is due to an autoimmune destruction of the insulin producing b-cells in the Langerhans islets in the pancreas.

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Drug induced lupus

Through various mechanisms some drugs may give lupus like syndromes as a side effect.

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Glomerulonephritis

Suspicion of glomerulonephritis arises as a rule when finding haematuria and/or proteinuria.

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Goodpasture syndrome

Goodpasture syndrome is a rare autoimmune disease characterised by lung haemorrhage, rapid destruction of the kidney and the presence of antibodies to glomerular basement membrane (GBM).

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Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) (Wegener's granulomatosis)

Wegener's granulomatosis, or Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), is an incurable form of vasculitis that affects the nose, lungs, kidneys and other organs.

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Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Hashimoto's thyroiditis is a type of Thyroid disease which are primarily conditions that affect the amount of thyroid hormones being released.

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Hereditary angioedema (HAE)

The disease is characterized by recurrent attacks of angioedema of the skin and mucous membranes and can be life threatening at the engagement of the airways.

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Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)

The clinical entities ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease, the former with a predilection for rectum and colon, the latter for the ileocecal region and other bowel sections, are traditionally combined under the term infl ammatory bowel diseases.

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Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS)

Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) is a rare presynaptic disorder of neuromuscular transmission.

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Limbic encephalitis

Limbic encephalitis is a form of autoimmune encephalitis, a disease characterized by inflammation of the brain.

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Microscopic polyangiitis

Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) is characterized by pauci-immune, necrotizing, small vessel vasculitis without clinical or pathological evidence of granulomatous inflammation.

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Multiple Sclerosis/Neuromyelitis optica (Devic’s syndrome)

MS and NMO are inflammatory, demyelinating diseases that affect the central nervous system (CNS).

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Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease that is characterized by weakness and tiredness in the skeletal muscles.

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Neuropathy – unclear/Guillain-Barré syndrome

Polyneuropathy where the cause is unknown or is suspected to be autoimmune.

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Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is a cancerous growth arising from the ovary.

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Paraneoplastic syndromes and limbic encephalitis

Paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system and limbic encephalitis are a group of rare disorders where auto-antibodies can be used as diagnostic markers.

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Pemphigus/Pemphigoid (Bullous dermatosis)

Autoimmune bullous skin diseases include a group of serious diseases with blisters and erosions on skin and mucous membranes.

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Polymyositis/Dermatomyositis

An unusual systemic inflammatory disease that mainly affects the muscles

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Primary membranous nephropathy (PMN) or idiopathic membranous nephropathy (IMN)

Primary membranous nephropathy (PMN) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the kidney glomeruli leading to renal impairment.

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Renopulmonella syndrome

The combination of acute glomerulonephritis with hematuria and renal dysfunction with pulmonary hemorrhage is characteristic of Goodpasture's syndrome

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

The diagnosis of RA is primarily based on clinical, radiological and immunological parameters.

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Scleroderma/systemic sclerosis

A disease with an unclear etiology, which affects many organ systems, mainly the skin and the blood vessels but the lungs and the gastrointestinal tract may also be affected.

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Sjögren’s syndrome

Primary Sjögren’s syndrome is an inflammatory disease, where the symptoms are due to reduced function of salivary and lachrymal glands.

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Stiff person Syndrome

Stiff person Syndrome is a rare disease of severe progressive muscle stiffness of the spine and lower extremities with superimposed muscle spasms triggered by external stimuli or emotional stress.

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Sudden deafness

Sudden hearing loss affects primarily middle-aged people and develops as a rule unilaterally in the course of one to three days.

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

The disease is chronic but there are relapses with relatively symptomfree intervals. Inflammation and organ damage occur in different parts of the body as a result of deposition of immune complexes with accompanying complement activation.

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Thyroid disease

Suspicion of autoimmune disease in the thyroid. Goitre. Hypo- and hyperthyreosis.

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We no longer offer analysis of biomarker 14-3-3 in CSF (Creutzfeldt-Jakob test). Stop date; 23 April 2019.

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