Table 1

Combined international data

Disease No Disease No
Multiple sclerosis127Dermatomyositis5
Myasthenia1MCTD1-150 3
Polyneuropathy1Cryoglobulinaemia3
Behçet's disease3
SSc1-150 72Wegener's disease3
SLE1-150 34ITP1-150 7
Rheumatoid arthritis70AIHA1-150 2
Psoriatic arthritis2PRCA1-150 4
Juvenile chronic arthritis36Evans's syndrome1
Ankylosing spondylitis1TTP1-150 2
Sjögren's syndrome1Other?
  • 1-150 SSc = systemic sclerosis; SLE = systemic lupus erythematosus; MCTD = mixed connective tissue disease; ITP = idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura; AIHA = autoimmune haemolytic anaemia; PRCA = pure red cell aplasia; TTP = thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.