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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Arthus Reaction

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What is the arthus reaction ?

What is the arthus reaction ?

Studying for exam?: It is a type iii immune reaction involving an antibody vs the immunogen. Unlike an allergic reaction, the onset is delayed from several hours to a couple of days after the exposure. ...Read more

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I need to ask the defenention of arthus reaction and what is the symptoms of arthus reaction ?

I need to ask the defenention of arthus reaction and what is the symptoms of arthus reaction ?

Arthus reaction: This is a local antibody-mediated hypersensitivity reaction in which antibody-antigen complexes which fix complement are deposited in the walls of small vessels causing acute inflammation with an infiltration of neutrophils. Characteristic of type iii hypersensitivity reactions. This can produce swelling, tissue necrosis to gangrene, and so on. ...Read more

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What is arthus reaction's symptoms and how to treat it ? I want an extensive information

What is arthus reaction's symptoms and how to treat it ? I want an extensive information

Arthus reaction: The arthus reaction may result rarely after vaccination with Diphtheria and Tetanus toxoid. The symptoms may include pain, swelling, induration (hardening of the tissue), bleeding, and sometimes necrosis (tissue death). It is self-limited and usually lasts for about one day. More important is the need to avoid receiving the vaccine again for a minimum of 10 years. ...Read more

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What is the diffirence between arthus reaction and a regular allergic reaction?

What is the diffirence between arthus reaction and a regular allergic reaction?

Hypersensitivity: Hypersensitivity refers to undesirable reactions produced by a normal immune system. There are 5 types of hypersensitivity reactions. Type i reactions are considered allergic or ige-mediated reactions and involve a rapid response, such as seen in asthma or anaphylaxis. The arthus reaction falls under the category of type iii, or immune-complex mediated reactions. This involves igg and neutrophils. ...Read more

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What are some causes of skin reaction and how do you cure it?

What are some causes of skin reaction and how do you cure it?

Skin reaction: Sorry, the answer to this question is very broad and requires more specific information in order to answer what you need to know. ...Read more

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What could cause my left pupil to spasm in reaction to direct light?

What could cause my left pupil to spasm in reaction to direct light?

Spasm: Could be iritis-- inflammation of the iris can cause light sensitivity and pupil spasm-- this can be quite uncomfortable. Seek help with your local eye doctor... ...Read more

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I woke up with my back itching badly and over my body as well. What can cause this reaction?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more