Case Studies in Immunology / Edition 4

Case Studies in Immunology / Edition 4

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by Fred Rosen, Raif Geha
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815341024

ISBN-13: 9780815341024

Pub. Date: 07/16/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Case Studies in Immunology, Fifth Edition, cites major topics of immunology as the background to a selection of real clinical cases that serve to reinforce and extend the basic science. This new edition vividly illustrates the importance of an understanding of immunology in diagnosis and therapy. As well as being a valuable review aid, Case Studies in

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Case Studies in Immunology, Fifth Edition, cites major topics of immunology as the background to a selection of real clinical cases that serve to reinforce and extend the basic science. This new edition vividly illustrates the importance of an understanding of immunology in diagnosis and therapy. As well as being a valuable review aid, Case Studies in Immunology introduces in a clinical setting the major common disorders of immunity, including hypersensitivity types I-IV and autoimmune disorders such as lupus and multiple sclerosis. It also describes and explains the consequences of some of the most important immune deficiencies. Each case history is preceded by basic scientific facts essential to understanding the immunology behind the disease or disorder. An end-of-case summary, questions, and discussion points finish each case. Case Studies in Immunology can be used as a stand-alone book, or as a clinical companion alongside Immunobiology, Sixth Edition and The Immune System, Second Edition.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815341024
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/16/2004
Edition description:
Fourth
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Congenital Asplenia
2. X-linked Agammaglobulinemia
3. Hyper IgM Immunodeficiency
4. NEW AID (Activation Induced Deaminase) Deficiency
5. MHC Class I Deficiency
6. X-linked Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
7. Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency
8. NEW X-linked Hypohydrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia and Immunodeficiency
9. Toxic Shock Syndrome
10. Contact Sensitivity to Poison Ivy
11. Omenn Syndrome
12. Hereditary Angioneurotic Edema
13. Factor I Deficiency
14. NEW Deficiency of the Eighth Componant of Complement (C8)
15. Graft-Versus-Host Disease
16. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
17. Acute Infectious Mononucleosis
18. Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency
19. Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
20. X-linked Lymphoproliferative Syndrome
21. Chronic Granulomatous Disease
22. NEW Autoimmune Polyendocrinopathy-Candidosis- Ectodermal Dysplasia (APECED)
23. Allergic Asthma
24. Myasthenia Gravis
25. MHC Class II Deficiency
26. Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
27. NEW Essential Mixed Cryoglobulnemia
28. Multiple Sclerosis
29. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
30. A Kidney Graft for Complications of Autoimmune Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
31. Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (ALPS)
32. Pemphigus Vulgaris
33. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
34. NEW Rheumatoid Arthritis
35. NEW Rheumatic Fever
36. Acute Systemic Anaphylaxis
37. Drug-Induced Serum Sickness
38. Multiple Myeloma
39. T-Cell Lymphoma
40. Interferon-g Receptor Deficiency
41. Lepromatous Leprosy
42. Atopic Dermatitis.
Index

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