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What Is Autoimmune Disease?

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Allergy expert, Dr Peter Saul likens autoimmune diseases to friendly fire, a military term describing disasters that occur when the military mistakenly attack their own side.

With an autoimmune disease the body creates antibodies against itself by mistake. This causes inflammation and a whole range of conditions known as autoimmune.

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Dr. Peter Saul, MB ChB DRCOG DCH MRCGP, Allergy Specialist


10002 Published September 2011

Revised November 2012

Review Scheduled November 2013

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