Name 3/15/14 Anatomy & Physiology Period 3 Pemphigoid Pemphigoid is a skin disease that has 3 different types. It is an autoimmune disease that means your own immune begins to attack its own healthy skin. The three different types of pemphigoid are Bullous, in this type skin blistering is common among the arms,legs,joints and lower abdomen. In Cicatricial the mouth,eyes,nose,throat and genitals will be affected. The rash and blistering that it brings can spread to other areas if left untreated.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systemic lupus erythematosus commonly known as (SLE) is an autoimmune disease characterized by acute and chronic inflammation of the body’s tissues. This autoimmune disease commonly involves complications or failure of the Heart, Kidney, Skin, Blood, ,Joints ,and Lungs. You may be wondering what an autoimmune disease is, it’s an illness that occurs when your body is being attacked by your very own immune system. SLE effects everyone in different ways. this form of lupus can cause payralization If lupus attacks the brain, it may cause seizures, leading to stroke-like paralysis and worse.
The transmission of an infectious agent by another person by one or more of the following: saliva, air, cough, fecal-oral route, surfaces, blood, needles, blood transfusions, sexual contact, or mother to fetus (through the placenta). How common is it? The virus is very common. Between 50% and 85% of the US population tests positive for CMV by the time they are 40 years old. However, a healthy immune system keeps this virus in check.
Lupus Lupus is a serious, chronic and debilitating autoimmune illness that can affect many organs in the body with an unpredictable course; it impacts nine times more women than men, often in the prime of their lives (15 - 45 years). Lupus can be difficult to diagnose since symptoms may be mistaken for other illnesses. Common symptoms may include extreme fatigue, painful and swollen joints, unexplained fever, skin rashes and kidney problems. Since Lupus is an autoimmune illness, which means that the body's natural defense system attacks its own tissues instead of attacking foreign substances like bacteria and viruses. This causes inflammation.
It can cause cold sores, mouth ulcers, and skin lesion or rash on the lips, mouth, and gums. Most of the people of the United States get infected by the age of twenty and almost 70% of the world population is seropositive for Herpes Simplex Virus type 1, which means that almost 2/3 of the population of the world has the virus in their bodies they might not show the symptoms, but they can infect other people with contact of saliva or direct contact with skin (Rajiv, Saini, Saini Santosh,
Lupus, what is it and how it affects you. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus often abbreviated to SLE or lupus is a chronic autoimmune connective tissue disease that can affect any part of the body. As occurs in other autoimmune diseases, the immune system attacks the body’s cells and tissue, resulting in inflammation and tissue damage. SLE most often harms the heart, joints, skin, lungs, blood vessels, liver, kidneys, and nervous system. The course of the disease is unpredictable, with periods of illness (called flares) alternating with remissions.
All About Lupus There are so many diseases without a cure. Most people associate lupus as a type of cancer, its actually an autoimmune disease where the bodys immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal healthy tissue, cells, and many of your organs. (Ferenken-Koroma, 2012). The parts of your body that is affected by this are the right upper quadrant, and the left upper quadrant. In these quadrants your heart, lungs and kidneys are the main organs that’s are affected and will have the most damage.
Kaposi’s Sarcoma is a tumor of the blood vessel walls. Karposi’s Sarcoma is very rare in people who do not have HIV. Most people who have pink, red or purple lesions on their skin may be suffering from Kaposi’s Sarcoma. Lymphomas is another type of cancer common to people infected with HIV or AIDS
Each time a cell erupts, a swarm of 100,000-1 million new viruses escape. It can take up to ten hours for the flu virus to cause an infected cell to erupt (1). Scientists monitor the flu’s antigen shift and adjust the vaccine yearly to try to keep up with the mutations. A vaccine is effective because it exposes people to the virus’s antigen and causes the immune system to respond. Once the body survives an infection, it gains an advantage over the virus if it invades the body again