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Autoimmune Disease List

This A-Z list and basic information about each recognized autoimmune disease were compiled and written by our dedicated research team at the Global Autoimmune Institute. The list provides a starting point in learning about autoimmune diseases and immune-mediated conditions, with links to other sources that we believe to be accurate and informative. This section will be updated periodically.

*autoimmune-related or suspected autoimmune condition
+ rare disorder
| variant or subtype
/ synonym


Acquired aplastic anemia +

Acquired hemophilia +

Agammaglobulinemia, primary +

Alopecia areata +

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS)

Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis +

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) + | catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome (CAPS) / Asherson’s syndrome +


Autoimmune Addison’s disease (AAD) +

Autoimmune autonomic ganglionopathy (AAG) + / autoimmune dysautonomia | autoimmune gastrointestinal dysmotility (AGID) +

Autoimmune encephalitis + | acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) +

Autoimmune gastritis

Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) +

Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) +

*Autoimmune hyperlipidemia

*Autoimmune hypophysitis +

Autoimmune inner ear disease (AIED) +

*Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS) +

*Autoimmune myelofibrosis +

Autoimmune myocarditis

Autoimmune oophoritis +

Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP)

Autoimmune polyglandular syndromes, types I, II, & III (APS type 1, APS type 2, APS type 3, APECED) +

Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis +

*Autoimmune retinopathy (AIR) +

*Autoimmune sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL)


Balo disease +

Behçet’s disease +

*Birdshot chorioretinopathy / birdshot uveitis

Bullous pemphigoid +


*Castleman disease +

Celiac disease

*Chagas disease

*Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) / myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) +

*Chronic urticaria (CU)

Churg-Strauss syndrome / eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA) +

Cogan’s syndrome +

Cold agglutinin disease +

CREST syndrome + |  limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis +

Crohn’s disease (CD)

*Cronkhite-Canada syndrome (CSS) +

*Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP)

Cutaneous lupus erythematosus


*Dermatitis herpetiformis +

Dermatomyositis +

Devic’s disease / neuromyelitis optica (NMO) +

Diabetes, type 1

Discoid lupus

*Dressler’s syndrome / postmyocardial infarction / postpericardiotomy syndrome




Eosinophilic fasciitis +

*Erythema nodosum

*Essential mixed cryoglobulinemia +

Evans syndrome +


*Fibrosing alveolitis


*Giant cell arteritis / temporal arteritis / Horton’s disease +


Goodpasture’s syndrome / anti-GBM/anti-TBM disease +

Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) / Wegener’s granulomatosis +

Graves disease / thyroid eye disease +

Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) +


Hashimoto’s thyroiditis / chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis / autoimmune thyroiditis

Henoch-Schönlein purpura / IgA vasculitis +

*Hidradenitis suppurativa

Hurst’s disease / acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis (AHLE) +



IgA nephropathy / Berger’s disease +

Immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy (IMNM) +

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) / autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura / autoimmune thrombocytopenia +

*Inclusion body myositis

*IgG4-related sclerosing disease (IgG4-RSD) +

*Interstitial cystitis


Juvenile idiopathic arthritis +

Juvenile myositis


*Kawasaki disease +


Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) +

*Leukocytoclastic vasculitis

*Lichen planus +

*Lichen sclerosus +

*Ligneous conjunctivitis +

Linear IgA disease (LAD) + | linear IgA bullous dermatosis (LABD) +

Lupus nephritis

*Lyme disease /  chronic Lyme disease / post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome (PTLDS)


Ménière’s disease

*Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) +

Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) +

*Mooren’s ulcer

*Mucha-Habermann disease +

*Multifocal motor neuropathy +

Multiple sclerosis (MS)

Myasthenia gravis (MG) +


*Narcolepsy +


Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid +

*Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome (OMS) +


Palindromic rheumatism +

Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration +

Paraneoplastic pemphigus

*Parry-Romberg syndrome (PRS) +

Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) +

*Peripheral uveitis/pars planitis +

Parsonage-Turner syndrome +

*Pars planitis +

*Pemphigus gestationis / herpes gestationis +

Pemphigus foliaceus +

Pemphigus vulgaris +

*Pernicious anemia +

*POEMS syndrome +

Polyarteritis nodosa +

Polymyalgia rheumatica +

Polymyositis +

*Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)

Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)  +  / primary biliary cholangitis

*Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)

Psoriasis |  palmoplantar pustulosis +

Psoriatic arthritis +

*Pulmonary fibrosis, idiopathic (IPF) +

Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) +

*Pyoderma gangrenosum +


Raynaud’s syndrome/phenomenon

Reactive arthritis / Reiter’s syndrome +

*Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSD)

Relapsing polychondritis +

*Restless leg syndrome (RLS) / Willis-Ekbom disease +

Rheumatic fever +

Rheumatoid arthritis


*Sarcoidosis +

Schmidt syndrome / autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type II +

*Scleritis +

Scleroderma  +

*Serpiginous choroidopathy +

Sjögren’s syndrome

*Stiff person syndrome (SPS) +

Small fiber sensory neuropathy

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

*Subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE)

*Susac syndrome +

*Sydenham’s chorea

*Sympathetic ophthalmia


*Takayasu’s arteritis (vasculitis)

Testicular autoimmunity (vasculitis, orchitis)

*Tolosa-Hunt syndrome +

*Transverse myelitis (TM) +

*Tubulointerstitial nephritis uveitis syndrome (TINU)


Ulcerative colitis (UC) +

Undifferentiated connective tissue disease (UCTD)

*Uveitis, anterior

*Uveitis, intermediate

*Uveitis, posterior +




*Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome (VKH) +

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