Here you will find a list of Autoimmune diseases and their symptoms: that is, the list of conditions currently thought to be autoimmune disorders and a brief description of each auto immune disease, it's symptoms and links to more in depth information. 

You will also find: 

a list of support groups for autoimmune disorders,

a glossary of terms often used on medical sites when talking about autoimmunity and autoimmune disorders

a list of blogs about various autoimmune conditions

an A to Z list of autoimmune diseases 

Help for the undiagnosed.


"There are over 100 known and at least 40 suspect diseases.

They are chronic and can be life threatening.

They usually last a lifetime.

The majority of those afflicted are under the age of 35 when first diagnosed. " AARDA Advocacy Issues


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1. Alphabetical list of autoimmune diseases: A to Z list

2. List if you know which part of the body is affected:

3. List of blogs about autoimmune diseases

4. Resources List - recommended sites

5. Support Groups for specific autoimmune diseases

6. List of words commonly used when talking about autoimmune disease

7. List of childhood autoimmune diseases 

Autoimmunity can affect almost any organ or system in the body.   

This list below is organized by what general part of the body is affected.

For symptoms and signs start here.

For an alphabetical list go to A to Z.

Hepatobiliary system autoimmune diseases that concern the liver and gallbladder

  • Chronic active hepatitis (CAH)
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC)
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)
  • Celiac disease
  • Pernicious anemia
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Neuromuscular system disorders affect nerves and muscles

  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP)
  • Acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (AIDP)
  • Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS)
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Neuromyotonia (Isaacs' Syndrome)
  • Stiff man syndrome or Moersch-Woltmann syndrome 
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Gullain-Barre syndrome
  • Multifocal motor neuropathy with Conduction block (MMN) 
  • Monoclonal Gammopathy 
  • Paraneoplastic neurological disorders (PND's)
  • Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome (OMS)
  • Encephalomyelitis
  • Autoimmune Retinopathy (AR) also called recoverin-associated retinopathy(RAR)

Vasculitic syndromes -  inflammation of blood vessels including arteries and veins

  • Systemic necrotizing vascolitides
  • Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN)
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Churg-Strauss Syndrome (CSS) or Allergic Granulomatosis Angiitis
  • Hypersensitivity vasculitis 
  •  Wegener's granulomatosis
  • Temporal arteritis or Giant Cell arteritis (GCV)
  • Takayasu’s Arteritis (TAK)
  • Kawasaki disease (KD) 
  • Isolated vasculitis of the Central nervous system or CNS Vasculitis
  • Thromboangiitis obliterans or Buerger's disease 
  • Sarcoidosis 
  • Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) 
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cryopathies


Miscellaneous autoimmune diseases

  • Meniere's Disease 
  • Raynaud's phenomenon
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (ALPS) 
  • Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease (AIED) 
  • Cogan's Syndrome 
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The information on this site is not meant for diagnosis of a disease - please see your health care professional with your medical concerns.


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