polyglandular autoimmune syndrome(redirected from type 2 polyglandular autoimmune syndrome)
polyglandular autoimmune syndromeEither of 2, often overlapping endocrinopathies, characterized by gonadal failure, possibly 2º to hypothalamic defects with vitiligo and autoimmune adrenal insufficiency–80% have autoantibodies. Types: Type I APECED An AR condition of late childhood onset with hypoparathyroidism, mucocutaneous candidiasis, alopecia, pernicious anemia, malabsorption, chronic hepatitis; Type II Schmidt syndrome An AR condition of adult onset with Addison's disease, and autoimmune (Hashimoto's) thyroiditis and/or IDDM
polyglandular autoimmune syndrome
type 1 polyglandular autoimmune syndrome
type 2 polyglandular autoimmune syndromeSchmidt syndrome.
Schmidt,Adolph, German physician, 1865-1918.
Patient discussion about polyglandular autoimmune syndrome
Q. My boy has diabetes. Recently he was diagnosed with vitiligo. What is it and what can be the reason for this? My boy has diabetes. recently he was diagnosed with vitiligo. Our doctor said that he hopes it not a polyglandular autoimmune syndrome. what is vitiligo and what does this big phrase (polyglandular autoimmune syndrome) mean?
Normally vitiligo is not related with other disease like diabetes. However a little inheritance may include in the occurence of vitiligo.