Autoimmune polyendocrinopathy type 1

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Autoimmune polyendocrinopathy type 1

Synonyms: APECED syndrome | APS type 1 | APS1 | Autoimmune hypoparathyroidism-chronic candidiasis-Addison disease syndrome | Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 1 | Autoimmune polyendocrinopathy-candidiasis-ectodermal dystrophy syndrome | Autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type 1 | HAM syndrome | Hypoparathyroidism-Addison disease-mucocutaneous candidiasis syndrome | MEDAC syndrome | Multiple endocrine deficiency-Addison disease-candidiasis syndrome

A rare genetic disease that manifests in childhood or early adolescence with a combination of chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis hypoparathyroidism and autoimmune adrenal failure.

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Advocacy Organizations

Accessia Health Foundation

Accessia Health pioneered the patient assistance model for people living with chronic medical conditions. We provide financial assistance to pay for prescriptions, medical treatments and expenses, travel and insurance premiums. Our program services include healthcare education, specialized legal services, and case management. We’re leveraging our three decades of our entrepreneurial spirit to expand patient assistance support to serve today’s healthcare consumers. Serving diverse populations is our #1 goal and we seek partners who share our belief that all people deserve to have access to healthcare. Over $1.1 billion has been distributed to patients throughout the country, helping them navigate their way through the complexities of the healthcare system. You can help us do even more.

The APS Type 1 Foundation, Inc.

The mission of the APS Type 1 Foundation is to support education, awareness and fundraising for critical research. The foundation was started by dedicated parents determined to ensure that their children received the best care possible and that no one should wait for a diagnosis or treatment. Its community has grown to include patients, family, friends, caregivers, doctors and scientists.

Ukrainian Association of Pediatric Immunology

Development of pediatric and clinical immunology in Ukraine. Raising awareness of inborn errors of immunity in Ukraine and rare immune diseases; Advocacy campaigns supporting patients with rare immune diseases and their treatment plans; Scientific research; Sharing knowledge about immunoprophylaxis; Advocacy campaigns supporting immunoprophylaxis.

Clinical Trials

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