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1

** Autoimmune destruction of the pancreas beta cells mediated by CTLs is known as _________

insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

2

** Self reactive antibodies against the AcH receptor prevents AcH from binding producing muscle weakness and autonomic dysfunction best describes _________

myasthenia gravis

3

** Immune system attack on myeline in the CNS thought to be due to self-reactive T cells best describes _________

multiple sclerosis

4

** T cell attack on cartilage protein in joints best describes _________

rheumatoid arthritis

5

** In RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, _________ and _________ antibodies can activate MACROPHAGES leading to chronic INFLAMMATION

IgM
IgG

6

** A long term autoimmune disease that may affect the skin, joints, kidneys, brain and other organs leading to chronic inflammation best describes _________

lupus erythematosis

7

** In LUPAS, the breakdown in B and T cell tolerance is due to a diverse collection of _________ antibodies

IgG

8

** There may be a link between MYASTHENIA GRAVES and _________

polio

9

** MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS may be related to _________ and _________

herpes
epstein barr virus

10

** An immune system attack on MYELIN in the PNS best describes _________

Guillain-barre

11

** An inflammatory process of the SPINAL CORD that can cause axon demyelination describes _________

transverse myelitis

12

** Genetic defect where T cells refuse to die when chronically stimulated by self antigens describes _________

autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome

13

** Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome is a defect in _________ due to a genetic defect in Fas or Fas Ligand proteins

apoptosis