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1

What is an exaggerated response to a foreign substance?

Hypersensitivity

2

An exaggerated response to a foreign substance due to a specific IgE response is what?

Allergy

3

The genetic tendency to develop the classic allergic response is ___________?

Atopy

4

What Type on the Gell and Combs is: Immune Complex Reaction?

Type III

5

What Type on the Gell and Combs is; Not immediate?

Type IV

6

What Type on the Gell and Combs is: Serum sickness?

Type III

7

What Type on the Gell and Combs is IgE mediated reaction

Type I

8

What Type on the Gell and Combs is large complexes that get stuck in various places

Type III

9

What Type on the Gell and Combs is a poison Ivy reaction?

Type IV

10

What Type on the Gell and Combs is cytoxic reaction

Type II

11

What Type on the Gell and Combs is Immediate reaction

Type I

12

What Type on the Gell and Combs is Specific T-cell response

Type IV

13

The conditions that we associate with true allergies are typically ________ or ________ mediated reactions.

Type I
IgE

14

Which anti body is considered the allergic antibody?

IgE

15

Which cell produces the allergic symptoms that we can feel, see and treat?

Mast Cell

16

What is the most common atopic condition seen in the U.S.?

Allergic Rhinitis

17

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

18

A patient that suffers from year round allergies is known to have what?

Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

19

A patient that suffers from allergy symptoms where there is not a known trigger is usually diagnosed with what?

Non-Allergic Rhinitis

20

What treatment of allergies treats just the symptoms and does not treat the underlying problem?

Pharmacotherapy

21

Narrowing of the breathing passages is a result of _________, _________ and __________.

- Airway Swelling
- Increased mucus production
- constriction of the smooth muscles that line the airways.

22

What is the medical term that is used for skin lesions more commonly known as hives or welts?

Urticaria

23

What is another name for deep tissue swelling?

Angiodemia

24

What is the term used for patients that is a direct result of trauma to the mast cell?

Dermographism

25

Chronic relapsing inflammatory skin condition characterized by itching and a characteristic rash

Atopic Dermititis

26

Caused by an immune response against a foreign substance that comes into contact with the skin?

Allergic contact dermatitis

27

What is the absolute contraindication to administering Epinephrine?

There are not contraindications for administration of epinephrine