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Autoimmune diseases --are they heritable, more common in male or female, all types or one type per family?
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Depends.
Some arthopathies affect more men and others more females.
Ra, sle, sjogren's scleroderma, all are more common infemales, but they have some what low heritability than the spondyloarhropathies , which are more common, or severe in males.

In brief: Depends.
Some arthopathies affect more men and others more females.
Ra, sle, sjogren's scleroderma, all are more common infemales, but they have some what low heritability than the spondyloarhropathies , which are more common, or severe in males.
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