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Title Primary immunodeficiency diseases : definition, diagnosis, and management / Nima Rezaei, Asghar Aghamohammadi, Luigi Notarangelo, eds
Published Berlin : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 358 pages) : illustrations
Contents An Introduction to Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases -- Combined T and B Cell Immunodeficiencies -- Predominantly Antibody Deficiencies -- Phagocytes Defects -- Genetic Disorders of Immune Regulation -- Defects in Innate Immunity: Receptors and Signaling Components -- Autoinflammatory Disorders -- Complement Deficiencies -- Other Well-Defined Immunodeficiencies -- Syndromic Immunodeficiencies -- Treatment of Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases
Summary Primary immunodeficiency disorders (PID) are a heterogeneous group of rare inherited conditions, caused by defects of different components of the immune system, and characterized by an unusual increased susceptibility to infections and a predisposition to autoimmunity and malignancy. As of different clinical and laboratory features of these disorders, PID involves different specialities and sub-specialities in addition to general practitioners. As of an increased trend in recognition and characterization of new types of PID, there is a need for all physicians to be aware about such disorders. This book would be a practical book, describe the definition, etiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and management of all PID to increase awareness of all physicians regarding such disorders. This book would also provide excellent guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of patients, which are useful in clinical assistance to all patients and better health planning
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Immunological deficiency syndromes -- Diagnosis.
Immunological deficiency syndromes -- Treatment.
Immunological deficiency syndromes.
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes -- diagnosis.
Genetic Diseases, Inborn -- diagnosis.
Genetic Diseases, Inborn -- therapy.
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Aghamohammadi, Asghar.
Notarangelo, Luigi.
Rezaei, Nima.
LC no. 2008932110
ISBN 1281734314
354078537X (alk. paper)
3540789367 (e-ISBN)
9783540785378 (alk. paper)
9783540789369 (e-ISBN)