Endocrine Diseases

Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome Type 1 or Autoimmune Polyendocrinopathy-Candidiasis-Ectodermal Dystrophy (APECED)
Polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type 1 or Autoimmune Polyendocrinopathy-Candidiasis-Ectodermal Dystrophy (APECED) is an autoimmune disease characterized by destruction of endocrine tissues, chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis, and additional ectodermal disorders. (more)
Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome Type 2 (PAS-2)
Diagnosis criteria for polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type 2 (PAS-2) are autoimmune adrenocortical insufficiency with autoimmune thyroiditis and/or type I diabetes mellitus. (more)
Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome Type 3 (PAS-3)
In PAS-3, autoimmune thyroiditis occurs with another organ-specific autoimmune disease, but not with autoimmune adrenalitis. Other autoimmune diseases can include diabetes mellitus, pernicious anemia, vitiligo, alopecia, myasthenia gravis, and Sjögren’s syndrome. (more)