Psoriatic Arthritis - Glossary

Dr. Harpreet Arora
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Mar 14, 2017
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Glossary

Autoimmune disease: When the immune system mistakes self tissues (self antigens) as foreign antigen (non self) and results in an inappropriate immune response it results in an autoimmune disease.

Crohn’s disease: Chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, most commonly the bowel. Crohn's disease increases risk for colon cancer.

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