Histogram showing the percentage of autoimmune diseases with significant reported genetic variants in the current genome-wide association studies curated from the National Human Genome Research Institute and the database of genotypes and phenotypes. Both databases [25,26] were accessed in April 2013. AITD, autoimmune thyroid disease; BD, Behcet’s disease; CD, celiac disease; IBD, inflammatory bowel disease; JRA, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis; KD, Kawasaki disease; MS, multiple sclerosis; PBC, primary biliary cirrhosis; PSC, primary sclerosing cholangitis; PSO, psoriasis; RA, rheumatoid arthritis; SCL, systemic sclerosis; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus; SSC, systemic sclerosis; T1D, type 1 diabetes; VIT, vitiligo.
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