immuno 21b-22.txt

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immuno 21b-22.txt
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immuno 21b-22
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  1. What is the most chronic disease of children?
    Asthma
  2. What is the heritability of allergies if one parent has them? Two parents?
    • One: 25%
    • Two: 50 - 70%
  3. What does the allergic salute cause?
    • Allergic rhinitis
    • transverse nasal crease
  4. What are allergic shiners?
    • Allergic rhinitis
    • Dark, puffy area affected by allergies (often eyes)
  5. What are Dennie-Morgan folds?
    • Allergic rhinitis
    • Creases under eyes
  6. What is Keratosis Pilaris?
    • Allergic rhinitis
    • horny follicular papules on skin (raised bumps)
  7. What is Xerosis?
    • Allergic rhinitis
    • Dry skin
  8. What % of childre with atopic dermatitis contract another allergy?
    80%
  9. Is the diaper area affected in atopic dermatitis?
    No, diaper area spared
  10. What is urticaria?
    swelling of dermis
  11. What is anaphylaxis?
    • Type I
    • swelling below dermis
  12. What generally occurs with Urticaria?
    Angioedema
  13. What is serum sickness?
    • Rxn to multiple shots in one area
    • laying down of immune complexes

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