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The effects of IgE-mediated allergic reactions  vary with the site of mast-cell activation Chapter 12 © Garland Science 2009 Over-reactions of the Immune System
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Systemic  anaphylaxis is  caused by allergens  in the blood Chapter 12 © Garland Science 2009 Over-reactions of the Immune System
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Rhinitis and asthma are  caused by inhaled  allergens Chapter 12 © Garland Science 2009 Over-reactions of the Immune System
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Asthma
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Urticaria (hives), angioedema (diffuse  swelling), and eczema (chronic itchy rash)  are allergic reactions in the skin Chapter 12
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Unformatted text preview: © Garland Science 2009 Over-reactions of the Immune System • Food allergies cause systemic effects as well as gut reactions Chapter 12 © Garland Science 2009 Over-reactions of the Immune System • People with parasite infections and high levels of IgE rarely develop allergic disease Chapter 12 © Garland Science 2009 Over-reactions of the Immune System • Allergic reactions are prevented and treated by three complementary approaches Chapter 12 © Garland Science 2009 Over-reactions of the Immune System...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2010 for the course MMG 451 taught by Professor Brooks during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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