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Three Methods of Protection.
1. Normal Body structures
: Tears, hair, skin, mucus membranesI
2. Inflammatory Response
: vasodilation: brings in leukocytes, phagocyte, macrofage. increase capillary permeability.
3. specific immune response.
: first line of defense.
2 Types of Acquired Immunity
bacterial inf. will trigger humeral response.
-specialized WBC's called
produce anti bodies.
Specialized WBC's called
-Type of protection
: against fungus, virus, paracytes, tumors.
When an immune response is
absent of deficient
: born with it,
congenital defect involving T and Bcells
: underlying disease or event
: chemo, radiation, corticosteroids (lungs), transplant medicine (cycosclerene)
-HIV retrovirus infection
destruction of T-Cells
: pneumocystic carmipheumonia
: skin cancer
: no symptoms really. mono type symptoms.
Early Symptomatic stag
: generalized lymph swelling. weight loss. more fatigue. night sweats. fevers.
mono type. skin disorders, swelling in brain. ataxic gait. dimentia.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
: epstenebar virus or yuppy flu
fatigue more than six months. sore throat, tender lymph nodes. forgetful. overwhelming with activity. low BP, low HR
: energy conservation
Exaggerated or inappropriate immune response
-hay fever, hives, rheumatoid arthrities
Body does not distinguish itself from invaders
-butterfly rash on cheeks
: systemic lupus erythematosis (SLE)
Chronic imflammatory autoimmune disorder
-affects multiple systems
-1.5 million in US
gentle strengthening avoid stretching during exacerbation.
-has bypassed rheumatoid arthritis
: fatigue, jt. pain, muscle weakness, visual disturbances.
: 11/18 tender points. ruled out everything else. morning stiffness. sleep disturbances.
: allergic reaction.
itchy, dry cracking- often assoc. with personal or family hx allergy. ex
: chemicals, biologic agent- poison ivy
: assoc. with venous insufficiency. ex: bad circulation. edema.
-staph or strep (children)
: tissue inflammation- staph or strep, often in lower extremities (adults)
Herpes Zoster (shingles)
- Chicken pox
-hands, fingers, feet
- can freeze or burn