AutoimmuneThese conditions occur when the body’s immune system malfunctions and mistakenly attacks its own healthy tissues.ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZSkip List ContentAAdvanced Imaging for Multiple SclerosisMultiple sclerosis (MS) presents with a variety of symptoms, and advanced imaging is one of the best ways doctors can verify a patient's diagnosis. Learn more about this procedure.DDegenerative and Rheumatologic Spinal DisordersDegenerative back pain, due to loss of bone or tissue, is often age-related. Rheumatologic back pain is an autoimmune condition.Diagnosing Lupus NephritisLupus is an autoimmune disease that causes rampant inflammation throughout the body; lupus nephritis is the diagnosis when the kidneys are involved.GGraves' DiseaseAn autoimmune disorder in which the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormoneJJuvenile Idiopathic ArthritisJuvenile idiopathic arthritis is a chronic, inflammatory disease in children that causes swelling, pain, and stiffness in joints. Learn about symptoms and treatment.LLichen PlanusLichen planus is an inflammatory disease that can affect the skin, mouth, nails, genitals, and scalp. Learn about symptoms and treatment.LupusLupus is an autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the joints and blood vessels, along with skin and neurological symptoms.MMultiple Sclerosis (MS)Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that causes damage to the central nervous system that can ultimately lead to paralysis. Learn about symptoms and treatment.Myasthenia GravisMyasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmune neuromuscular disease that causes muscle weakness. Learn about symptoms and treatment.PPemphigus and PemphigoidPemphigus and pemphigoid are two rare autoimmune blistering disorders that are not contagious. Learn about symptoms and treatment.Psoriatic ArthritisAn autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in the joints, tendons, and/or the spine.RRheumatoid ArthritisRheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disease in which the body's immune system begins attacking the lining of the joints. Learn about symptoms and treatment.SSclerodermaAn autoimmune disease in which the skin becomes thickened and hardened. It can also affect internal organs.Stiff-Person SyndromeStiff Person Syndrome is an autoimmune and neurological disorder that causes rigidity and spasms in the trunk and limbs. Learn about symptoms and treatment.