Autoimmune Disease

What causes Autoimmune Disease?

An autoimmune disease occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy body tissue, sometimes including the skin.

There are many types of autoimmune disease affecting numerous parts of the body. The exact causes can often be unknown. Our dermatologists can help in the diagnosis and treatment of the following dermatologic autoimmune disease:

  • Systemic and Cutaneous Lupus
  • Alopecia Aerata
  • Dematomyositis
  • Psorasis
  • Pemphigus
  • Bullous Pemphigoid

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