Eveline Wu, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Eveline Wu

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Complement Deficiencies

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has a complement deficiency? What are the typical findings for this disease? Complement, a part of the innate immune system, is composed of more than 30 plasma- and cell membrane–bound proteins that function cooperatively in antimicrobial and inflammatory reactions. The complement system is…

Hereditary Angioedema (HAE)

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has Hereditary Angioedema? What are the typical findings for this disease? Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is a disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of nonpruritic and nonpitting edema primarily of the peripheral extremities and the gastrointestinal mucosa. The attacks of swelling may be life-threatening when…

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