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Immunology Multiple Sclerosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis which type of hypersensitivity?

Is (multiple sclerosis) and ( Rheumatic Arthritis ) type III or IV hypersensitivity?

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Multiple sclerosis-type 4 hypersensitivity
..as for rheumatic..are you referring to rheumatic fever or rheumatoid arthritis?
Rheumatic fever would be type 2 hypersensitivity and rheumatoid arthritis would be type 3 hypersensitivity.
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according to kaplan videos Multiple sclerosis is type IV hypersensivity while rheumatoid arthritis is type III as there is IgM against the body IgG and that was causes the circulating immune complex making it a type III but she said also that some books write it type IV but the right that initially its type III as i explained
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