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Case Studies in Immunology A Clinical Companion

ISBN-10: 0815344414
ISBN-13: 9780815344414
Edition: 6th 2013 (Revised)
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Description: Case Studies in Immunology, Sixth Edition, is intended for medical students and undergraduate and graduate students in immunology and presents major topics of immunology through a selection of clinical cases that reinforce and extend the basic  More...

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List price: $38.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 10/18/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Case Studies in Immunology, Sixth Edition, is intended for medical students and undergraduate and graduate students in immunology and presents major topics of immunology through a selection of clinical cases that reinforce and extend the basic science. The case histories illustrate essential points about the mechanisms of immunity and describe immunological problems seen in the clinic. This new edition vividly illustrates the importance of an understanding of immunology in diagnosis and therapy.㬬 Case Studies in Immunologyhighlights major common disorders of immunity, including hypersensitivity types I-IV, immune deficiencies, and autoimmune disorders. Each case history is preceded by basic scientific facts essential to understanding the immunology behind the specific disorders. An end-of-case summary, questions, and discussion points conclude each case. The book includes a total of 53 cases and can be used as either a stand-alone text, review aid, or as a companion to Janeway'¬"s Immunobiology, Eighth Edition, and The Immune System, Third Edition. The Sixth Edition is extensively revised and updated and includes ten new cases: DiGeorge Syndrome Familial Hemophagocytic Lymphohistocytosis Chediak-Higashi Syndrome Hyper IgE Syndrome Ataxia-telangiectasia Warts, Hypogammaglobulinemia, Infections, and Myelokathexis (WHIM syndrome) Severe Congenital Neutropenia Recurrent Herpes Simplex Encephalitis Juvenile Arthritis Crohn'¬"s Disease Key Features: Concise presentation of basic scientific facts and clinical presentation and diagnosis of immunological disorders. Cases are drawn from actual clinical practice and provide open-ended scenarios that leave room for thought and analysis. Case study format presents the mechanisms underlying immunological dysfunction and aids in the diagnosis and treatment of immune disorders.㬬㬬㬬 Discussion questions help students move beyond the stated facts to consider the implications of immunological disorders on other aspects of health and disease. Can be used as both a stand-alone review aid or as a companion to Janeway'¬"s Immunobiology, Eighth Edition, and The Immune System, Third Edition. 㬬 Supplements Figures in PowerPoint and jpeg formats.

X-linked Agammaglobulinemia
CD40 Ligand Deficiency
Activation-induced Cytidine Deaminase Deficiency
Common Variable Immunodeficiency
X-linked Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency
Omenn Syndrome
MHC Class II Deficiency
DiGeorge Syndrome
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Graft-Versus-Host Disease
MHC Class I Deficiency
X-linked Lymphoproliferative Syndrome
Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
Autoimmune Polyendocrinopathy-Candidiasis-Ectodermal Dystrophy
Immune Dysregulation, Polyendocrinopathy, Enteropathy X-linked Disease
Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (ALPS)
Hyper IgE Syndrome
Ataxia Telangiectasia
Warts, Hypogammaglobulinemia, Infections, and Myelokathexis (WHIM) Syndrome
X-linked Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia and Immunodeficiency
Interferon- Receptor Deficiency
Severe Congenital Neutropenia
Chronic Granulomatous Disease
Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency
Recurrent Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
Interleukin 1 Receptor-associated Kinase 4 Deficiency
Congenital Asplenia
Hereditary Angioedema
Factor I Deficiency
Deficiency of the C8 Complement Component
Hereditary Periodic Fever Syndromes
Systemic Onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Mixed Essential Cryoglobulinemia
Crohn's Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Myasthenia Gravis
Pemphigus Vulgaris
Celiac Disease
Acute Infectious Mononucleosis
Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
Toxic Shock Syndrome
Lepromatous Leprosy
Acute Systemic Anaphylaxis
Allergic Asthma
Atopic Dermatitis
Drug-induced Serum Sickness
Contact Sensitivity to Poison Ivy
Answers
Figure Acknowledgments
Index

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