Flashcards in Allergic Response Deck (27)
What is an exaggerated response to a foreign substance?
An exaggerated response to a foreign substance due to a specific IgE response is what?
The genetic tendency to develop the classic allergic response is ___________?
What Type on the Gell and Combs is: Immune Complex Reaction?
What Type on the Gell and Combs is; Not immediate?
What Type on the Gell and Combs is: Serum sickness?
What Type on the Gell and Combs is IgE mediated reaction
What Type on the Gell and Combs is large complexes that get stuck in various places
What Type on the Gell and Combs is a poison Ivy reaction?
What Type on the Gell and Combs is cytoxic reaction
What Type on the Gell and Combs is Immediate reaction
What Type on the Gell and Combs is Specific T-cell response
The conditions that we associate with true allergies are typically ________ or ________ mediated reactions.
Which anti body is considered the allergic antibody?
Which cell produces the allergic symptoms that we can feel, see and treat?
What is the most common atopic condition seen in the U.S.?
When a patient suffers from allergy symptoms during a particular season which can easily be identified and predicted is known as what?
Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
A patient that suffers from year round allergies is known to have what?
Perennial Allergic Rhinitis
A patient that suffers from allergy symptoms where there is not a known trigger is usually diagnosed with what?
What treatment of allergies treats just the symptoms and does not treat the underlying problem?
Narrowing of the breathing passages is a result of _________, _________ and __________.
- Airway Swelling
- Increased mucus production
- constriction of the smooth muscles that line the airways.
What is the medical term that is used for skin lesions more commonly known as hives or welts?
What is another name for deep tissue swelling?
What is the term used for patients that is a direct result of trauma to the mast cell?
Chronic relapsing inflammatory skin condition characterized by itching and a characteristic rash
Caused by an immune response against a foreign substance that comes into contact with the skin?
Allergic contact dermatitis