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Allergy and Asthma: Practical Diagnosis and Management by Massoud Mahmoudi

By Massoud Mahmoudi

This hugely functional, easy-to-read, absolutely up to date and multiplied source deals a variety of distinct directions and insights in hypersensitivity drugs. Written through a number one allergic reaction clinician -- besides a well known team of nationally famous specialist members in hypersensitive reaction and immunology, pulmonary, and infectious ailments -- this name is a confirmed source for front-line common practitioners, specially basic care physicians. the main clinically proper details is equipped at the pathophysiology, analysis, remedy, and prevention of all significant allergic problems. each one bankruptcy has a piece on “Evidence-Based drugs” that introduces one to 2 fresh examine courses at the topic, and several other chapters were written by means of new authors. protecting the complete scope of grownup and pediatric allergic reaction and bronchial asthma and arranged through particular organ which publications the reader to diagnostic and healing strategies speedy and simply, the ebook bargains a wealth of exceptional illustrations, key suggestions, administration protocols, and up to date references. a useful contribution to the sector, hypersensitivity and Asthma: functional analysis and administration, 2nd Edition should be of substantial price not just to basic care physicians, but additionally to fellows in education, citizens, nurses, nurse practitioners, and scientific and allied healthiness scholars.

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Blood crossing the placenta from the fetus to the mother can stimulate the mother to produce anti-Rh antibody. Maternal antibody crossing the placenta to the fetal circulation can destroy the fetal erythrocytes. Also, during a subsequent pregnancy, such anti-Rh antibody from a sensitized mother may cross the placenta and cause hemolysis of the fetal red blood cells, also known as erythroblastosis fetalis. Autoimmune reactions in which the body produces antibody against self are also included in this type of immune reaction.

1 Introduction to Immune System 15 Immune Complex-Mediated Hypersensitivity The diseases caused by this type of hypersensitivity are based on deposition of the antigen–antibody complex in various anatomic sites. The ratio of antigen and antibody determines the amount of deposition. The deposition of antigen–antibody complex can occur in the presence of excess antigen (Fig. 5c). The prototype of this category is “serum sickness” (see Chap. 22). The term serum sickness originated from the initial observation of diphtheria treatment.

15. Wood R. The natural history of food allergy. Pediatrics. 2003;111:1631. Chapter 4 Allergic Diseases of the Eye Brett Bielory and Leonard Bielory Physicians in all specialties frequently encounter various forms of inflammatory diseases of the eye that present as red eyes in their general practice. However, the eye is rarely the only target for an immediate allergic-type response (less than 5 % of allergic patients). Typically, patients have other atopic manifestations that affect the nose (rhinitis), sinuses (sinusitis), lungs (asthma), and skin (urticaria or eczema).

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