APECED

(redirected from Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Type I)
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APECED

[autoimmune polye ndocrinopathies, candidiasis, ectodermal dystrophies]

APECED

Autoimmune polyendocrinopathy-candidiasis-ectodermal dystrophy. A subtype of mucocutaneous candidiasis characterised by increased immunoglobulins and decreased IgA, with progressive decline in parathyroid and adrenal function.
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