Autoimmune polyendocrinopathy type 2
Synonyms: APS type 2 | APS2 | Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 2 | Autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type 2 | Autoimmune thyroid disease and/or type 1 diabetes-Addison disease syndrome | Schmidt syndrome
A rare endocrine disease characterized by autoimmune Addison disease associated with autoimmune thyroid disease or type I diabetes mellitus or both and without chronic candidiasis. Additional endocrine (hypogonadism hypoparathyroidism) and non-endocrine diseases (vitiligo autoimmune hepatitis autoimmune gastritis pernicious anemia and myasthenia gravies) may be present.
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