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When the immune system becomes excessively active, it can harm and assault the body's own tissues. Without a known cause, the immune system begins generating antibodies that, instead of combating infections, target the body's own tissues, leading to autoimmune disorders. The diagnosis of autoimmune diseases typically requires multiple laboratory tests, including fundamental assessments like antinuclear autoantibody and rheumatoid factor (RF), among others. These tests play a crucial role in managing and diagnosing patients with autoimmune diseases, providing insights into prognosis and indicating the extent of organ involvement or damage.

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