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  1. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

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    Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) which causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) has brought about a global epidemic of ...

  2. Immunodeficiency (Primary and Secondary)

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    Cell-mediated immunity can be subject to a number of genetic defects affecting the function of the T cells: [ 11 ] Thymic aplasia (DiGeorge syndrome): there are genetic defects of the thymus and...

  3. Complement Deficiencies

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    Complement Deficiencies, Presentation Classical pathway component deficiencies (C1, C4, C2) Individuals are prone to immune complex disease, commonly systemic lupu...

  4. Iron-deficiency Anaemia

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    Iron-deficiency Anaemia, This leaflet is part of our series on anaemia Diets suitable for people with anaemia Folic acid deficiency anaemia Iron-de...

  5. Zinc Deficiency, Excess and Supplementation

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    Zinc Deficiency, Excess and Supplementation, Occasionally, people become ill from having too much zinc (zinc toxicity) What are the symptoms of zinc deficiency? Symptoms of zin...

  6. Folic Acid Deficiency Anaemia

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    Folic Acid Deficiency Anaemia, This leaflet is part of our series on anaemia Diets suitable for people with anaemia Folic acid deficiency anaemia Iron-...

  7. Common Variable Immunodeficiency

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    Other primary immune deficiencies including: Selective IgG subclass deficiency. IgA deficiency. Selective deficiency in the response to polysaccharide antigens. ...

  8. The Immune System

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    The Immune System, This leaflet gives a brief overview of the immune system and how it works. What is the immune system? We are surrounded by millions of bacteria, vir...

  9. Immune Suppression

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    Immune Suppression, Immune suppression describes a loss of immune function. It can occur for many reasons, including disease, medication, surgery, age or genetics. , immu...

  10. Immune Thrombocytopenia

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    Immune Thrombocytopenia, What is immune thrombocytopenia (ITP)? Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an autoimmune disease involving platelets. , idiopathic thrombocytopenic ...

  11. Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Pernicious Anaemia

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    Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Pernicious Anaemia, Pernicious anaemia is the most common cause of B12 deficiency in the UK. It is classed as an autoimmune disease. The immune sy...

  12. Primary Antibody Deficiency

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    Primary Antibody Deficiency, Blood: autoimmune haemolytic anaemia, immune thrombocytopenic purpura, iron-deficiency anaemia, anaemia of chronic illness, aplastic anaemia. ...

  13. Zinc Deficiency, Excess and Supplementation

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    Zinc Deficiency, Excess and Supplementation, Note that phytates in wholegrain bread, cereals, legumes and some other foods inhibit zinc absorption and so affect the bioavailability of zinc fr...

  14. Haemophilia A (Factor VIII Deficiency)

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    Haemophilia A (Factor VIII Deficiency), Differential diagnosis Haemophilia B (factor IX deficiency) . Von Willebrand's disease . Vitamin K deficiency /ant...

  15. Non-anaemic Iron Deficiency

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    Non-anaemic Iron Deficiency, Iron deficiency is a reduced content of total body iron. Iron-deficiency anaemia (IDA) occurs when the iron deficiency is sufficient to reduce...

  16. Immune Thrombocytopenia

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    Immune Thrombocytopenia, Synonyms: immune thrombocytopenic purpura, ITP The term immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) describes an autoimmune disorder in which the number of...

  17. Gastrointestinal Malabsorption

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    Infection - for example,  intestinal tuberculosis , traveller's diarrhoea . Immune deficiency  - for example,  HIV infection . Pancreatic insufficiency - for exampl...

  18. Haemophilia B (Factor IX Deficiency)

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    Haemophilia B (Factor IX Deficiency), Synonym: Christmas disease Introduction Haemophilia B is due to a deficiency of clotting factor IX (haemophilia A is due to a defi...

  19. Iodine Deficiency

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    Iodine Deficiency, There has been a worldwide campaign to prevent iodine deficiency by using salt containing added iodine. However, iodine deficiency is still a widespread p...

  20. Vitamin A Deficiency

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    Vitamin A Deficiency, Mild forms of vitamin A deficiency can usually be treated without any long-term problems. Vitamin A deficiency is much more common in developing countr...