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anaphylaxis=

immediate hypersensitivity

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anaphylaxis is defined by the....

SEVERITY not by the cause;
NO specific test to define it

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health care workers, common cause of anaphylaxis...

LATEX

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PC anaphylaxis

rash+ HYPOtn+ RESP symptoms

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urticaria =

TYPE OF ANAPHYLAXIS

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PC angioedema= swollen +

NO pruritus and
NO response to glucocorticoids

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tx of angioedema

1. protect airway
2. FFP or ecallinitide
3. androgens: danazol, stanazole

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weird causes of urticaria

- pressure= dermatographism
- cold
- vibration

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HY method of avoiding precipitating allergens for allergic rhinitis

cover mattresses and pillows

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reccurent sinopulmonary infections in adults

CVID

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CVID gives risk of

lymphoma

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dx of CVID

decreased response to antigen stimulation of B cells-- DECREASE output by B cells with a...
NORMAL number of B cells
NORMAL lymphoid tissue amount

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tx of CVID

IVIG

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male with immunodeficiency

X linked bruton
Wiskott aldrich

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absence of tonsils, adenoids, lymph nodes=

BRUTON'S

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IgA deficiency

atopic diseases
anaphylaxis

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IVIG for IgA deficiency

NOOO-- doesn't work because there is too small of an amount to be therapeutic
ANAPHYLAXIS can occur because of the trace amounts

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PC: recurrent skin infections

hyperIgE

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lymph nodes with purulent material leaking out

CGD
dx: nitroblue tetrazolium

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catalase positive organisms for CGD

- staph
- burkholderia
- nocardia
- aspergillus