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Does autoimmune disease cause cytokine storm or calm it down due to immune dysfunction?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: CytoKine storm

When our body detects foreign microorganisms indicating an infection, our body might respond by over-protecting the site of infection.
The body may race so many antibodies to the infection site that they collect in a cytokine storm. When the infection is in the lungs, for example, a cytokine storm can potentially block airways and result in suffocation. Medical researchers have identified the caus.

In brief: CytoKine storm

When our body detects foreign microorganisms indicating an infection, our body might respond by over-protecting the site of infection.
The body may race so many antibodies to the infection site that they collect in a cytokine storm. When the infection is in the lungs, for example, a cytokine storm can potentially block airways and result in suffocation. Medical researchers have identified the caus.
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