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Annals and Essences of Dentistry

Annals and Essences of Dentistry
Open Access

ISSN: 0975-8798, 0976-156X

Abstract

AUTOIMMUNITY: MOLECULAR PATHOGENESIS AND ASSOCIATED ORAL DISEASES

Aparna V, Leela krishna Mohan G

Autoimmunity can be defined as an immune response against self –antigens so called self-tolerance. The etiology is considered as multifactorial. Humoral or cellular immune mechanisms are responsible for various systemic and organ specific autoimmune diseases. Advances made in this field to know the immunopathology of autoimmune diseases affecting the oral tissues.

Published Date: 2010-12-31;

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