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What does it mean that FAS is an autoimmune disease?

By Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 05/03/2022

In an autoimmune disease the body's immune system produces antibodies that will attack the body itself. In the case of FAS, these antibodies alter the function of phospholipids creating a situation of hypercoagulation.

 Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez
Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez
B.Sc., M.Sc.
Embryologist
Graduate in Health Biology from the University of Alcalá and specialized in Clinical Genetics from the same university. Master in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Valencia in collaboration with IVI clinics.
License: 3435-CV
Embryologist. Graduate in Health Biology from the University of Alcalá and specialized in Clinical Genetics from the same university. Master in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Valencia in collaboration with IVI clinics. License: 3435-CV.