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Diseases of Immune


SCID (severe combined immunodeficiency) absence of T & B cells
CVID (combined variable immunodeficiency) acquired B cell deficiency
SLE (systemic lupus erthematosus) chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease with unusual antibodies targeting body tissues
X-linked agammaglobulinemia severe B cell deficiency
DiGeorge anomaly (thymic hypoplasia or aplasia) congenital conditions resulting in small or absent thymus
Wiskott-Aldrich sydrome congenital disorder with inadequate B & T cell functions
Goodpasture syndrome (renal disorder) presence of antibodies directed against an antigen in the glomerular basement membrane causing blood in urine, protein in urine or kidney failure
Scleroderma chronic progressive disease with hardening of skin
Sjogren syndrome autoimmune disease with inflammation in glands that produce tears and saliva
Multiple schlerosis inflammation of the CNS
Myasthenia gravis chronic progressive neuromuscular disease
Ankylosing spondylitis systemic progressive inflammation affecting spinal column
Polymyositis inflammation of skeletal muscle fibers usually those of the trunk
Created by: pmm