Polyglandular autoimmune syndrome

Last updated: Friday, 24, December, 2010
Key InformationAppropriate Tests

Tissue specific autoantibodies are of use in predicting future organ failure

Type I

Molecular genetics - genetic disorders.

Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis

See Candidiasis


Adrenocortical insufficiency

Type II

Multiple endocrine failure incl

Associated with Thyrogastric cluster of autoimmune diseases. HLA typing of occasional use.

  • Gonadal hypofunction

See Testicular failure and Autoimmune ovarian failure underĀ Amenorrhoea