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Antisynthetase syndrome: A rare autoimmune disease that affects the muscles. It involves the development of antibodies to an enzyme (aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase) which is involved in making proteins. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Antisynthetase syndrome is available below.
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Antisynthetase syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Antisynthetase syndrome, or a subtype of Antisynthetase syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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