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Chronic Autoimmune Epithelitis

Sjogren's Syndrome and Other Autoimmune Diseases of the Exocrine Glands

Edited by Maria Maślińska

National Institute of Geriatric, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation

Epithelial tissue does not spring to mind as an obvious source of autoimmune phenomena. Yet, genetic predisposition and influence of various environmental and epigenetic factors may lead to epithelium becoming a springboard for the development of autoimmune diseases, such as Sjögren’s syndrome, primary biliary cholangitis, autoimmune pancreatitis, or IgG4-related diseases. This book is intended as an introduction to the problem of “autoimmune epithelitis” and diseases closely related to the immune disturbances of the epithelium, with special emphasis on those affecting exocrine glands. Both theoretical and practical knowledge, presented by authors from a wide range of medical specialties, should be of help for medical professionals who have to deal with this difficult problem in their daily practice.

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Chronic Autoimmune EpithelitisSjogren's Syndrome and Other Autoimmune Diseases of the Exocrine GlandsEdited by Maria Maślińska

Published: September 11th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73892

ISBN: 978-1-78985-212-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-211-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-415-2

Copyright year: 2019

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5638 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Introductory Chapter: Autoimmune Epithelitis - Discussion about Sjögren’s Syndrome and Primary Biliary Cholangitis

By Maria Maślińska


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2. Morphology of Salivary and Lacrimal Glands

By Alpaslan Gokcimen


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3. Sjögren’s Syndrome as an Ocular Problem: Signs and Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

By Dorota Kopacz and Piotr Maciejewicz


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4. Laryngological and Dental Manifestations of Sjögren’s Syndrome

By Bartłomiej Kamiński and Katarzyna Błochowiak


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5. IgG4-Related Disease and the Spectrum of Mimics in Rheumatology

By Agata Sebastian, Piotr Donizy and Piotr Wiland


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6. Autoimmune Pancreatitis: Clinical Presentation and Therapy

By Zoltán Berger Fleiszig and Carla Mancilla Asencio


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