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Flashcards in Immune/Allergy Deck (6):

Individuals who lack antibodies are especially susceptible to what infections?

encapsulated bacteria (otitis media, pneumonia, sinusitis)


A patient presents with repeated infections and swollen ph nodes. Microscopy shows bacteria filled segmented neutrophils. This is..

chronic granulomatous disease


A patient presents with thrombocytopenia, eczema and chronic otitis media. This is..

wiskott aldrich syndrome - defective B and T cell functions


The pathophysiology behind SCID is...

adenosine deaminase deficiency


A patient presents with delayed separation of the umbilical crd, recurrent skin and mucosal infections and leukocytosis with a neutrophil predominance. This is..

leukocyte adhesion defect


A patient presents with mild coagulopathy, peripheral neuropathy, hepatosplenomegaly, pancytopenia, partial oculocutaneous albinism. This is..

chediak higashi syndrome