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ea0022p250 | Clinical case reports and clinical practice | ECE2010

Different manifestations of polyglandular autoimmune syndrome in HLA-identical monozygous twins

Csajbok Eva , Magony Sandor , Valkusz Zsuzsanna , Panczel Pal , Julesz Janos

The polyglandular autoimmune syndromes (PAS) comprise a wide spectrum of autoimmune disorders and are divided into a very rare juvenile (type I) and a relatively common adult type with (type II) or without adrenal failure (PAS III). For PAS II/III, susceptibility genes are known inreasing the risk for developing autoimmune disorders, but without being causative. Actual diagnosis of PAS involves serological measurement of organ-specific autoantibodies and subsequent functional ...