Disorders of the immune system

S. R. Prabhu

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Abstract

This chapter deals with common immunological disorders of dental interest. The disease entities discussed include hypersensitivity reactions, anaphylaxis, allergic contact dermatitis/allergic contact mucositis, angioneurotic oedema, urticaria, Sjögren's syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), giant cell arteritis, Wagener's granulomatosis, Reiter's syndrome, Behcet's disease and HIV disease. Each disease entity starts with the definition or description followed by its causes, symptoms, signs, investigations employed and principles of management. Where relevant, the oral and dental aspects of these immunological diseases are also described.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes on General Medicine for Dental Practice
Subtitle of host publicationA System Based approach with Dental Management Considerations
PublisherNova Science Publishers Inc
Pages197-205
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781634630283
ISBN (Print)9781634630061
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-2014
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)

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    Prabhu, S. R. (2014). Disorders of the immune system. In Lecture Notes on General Medicine for Dental Practice: A System Based approach with Dental Management Considerations (pp. 197-205). Nova Science Publishers Inc.