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Family History of Autoimmune Disease
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Family History of Autoimmune Disease

Hi There, I just wanted to see from folks out there how many people with MGUS or with a myeloproliferative disorder of some type have family members with autoimmune disease.  Like RA, scleroderma, etc.  

Here is a good list of different autoimmune diseases adapted from Wikipedia (prob not a complete list, but a pretty good one) if you want to scan it:

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
Addison's disease
Alopecia areata  
Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS)  
Autoimmune hemolytic anemia  
Autoimmune hepatitis
Bullous pemphigoid
Coeliac disease
Chagas disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Crohns Disease (one of two types of idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease "IBD")
Dermatomyositis
Diabetes mellitus type 1
Endometriosis  
Goodpasture's syndrome
Graves' disease
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS)
Hashimoto's disease  
Hidradenitis suppurativa
Kawasaki disease  
IgA nephropathy
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
Interstitial cystitis
Lupus erythematosus
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease  
Morphea
Multiple sclerosis (MS)
Myasthenia gravis
Narcolepsy
Neuromyotonia
Pemphigus vulgaris
Pernicious anaemia
Psoriasis  
Psoriatic Arthritis  
Polymyositis
Primary biliary cirrhosis
Rheumatoid arthritis
Scleroderma
Sjögren's syndrome
Temporal arteritis (also known as "giant cell arteritis")
Ulcerative Colitis (one of two types of idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease "IBD")
Vasculitis
Wegener's granulomatosis

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