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Introduction to Autoimmune Rheumatic Disorders
Autoimmune rheumatic disorders include diverse syndromes such as eosinophilic fasciitis, mixed connective tissue disease, polymyositis and dermatomyositis, relapsing polychondritis, Sjögren syndrome, SLE, and systemic sclerosis. RA and the spondyloarthropathies and their variants are also immune mediated. The triggers and precise pathophysiology remain unknown for all these disorders, although many aspects of pathogenesis are becoming clearer.
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