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Immune System

By Michelle Li and Mandy Xiao
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Mandy michelle Xiao Li

on 2 December 2013

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Transcript of Immune System

The Immune System
By Michelle Li and Mandy Xiao
Respiratory
Skeletal
Bone marrow
Integumentary
System Interactions
Circulatory
Inhaled viruses and bacteria are filtered
The skin is a barrier against germs
Immune System Organs
Tonsils and Adenoids
Bone Marrow
Spleen
Lymph Nodes
Thymus
Peyer's Patches
Lymphatic Vessels
Immune System Organs
Lymphoid organs
Produce or activate lymphocytes (white blood cells)
of the Immune System
Purpose
Defends the body against infection
Target and attack antigens
Starts immunological response
Keeps body healthy
The immune system:
Allergies
Immune system overreacts
Symptoms
Triggers
Cancer
Infection
Antigens (foreign organisms)
Autoimmune Disorder
Immune Diseases and Disorders
Balanced Immune System
Immune Over-reaction
Immune Under-reaction
Overactive in the airways and bronchi in the lungs
Airway constriction or inflammation
Harder to breathe
Asthma
Leukemia
Cancer of the blood or bone marrow
Abnormal production of white blood cells
HIV/AIDS
Transmissible disease, virus
Degrades the immune system in a person
Final and most fatal stage of HIV
Diabetes
Type 1 diabetes mellitics
Antibodies attack and destroy insulin-producing cells in pancreas
Lupus
Antibodies attack body's tissues
Kidneys, liver
Inflammation, swelling, pain
Rheumatoid Arthritis- joints
Multiple Sclerosis- nerves
Immune deficiency disease
Decrease the body’s ability to fight off antigens
Cause vulnerability to infections.

Skin
Innate Immunity
Adaptive Immune System
Antigen-Presenting Cells
Immune Response
Lymphocytes
B Cells
Killer T
Blast Cells
Plasma Cells
Immunity
Circulates lymphatic cells to fight antigens
Medical Techniques
& Technology
for Diagnosis
& Treatment
Asthma
Diagnosis:
Breathing test
Treatment
Steroids/anti-inflammatory drugs
Inhalers
Leukemia
Diagnosis:
Blood and bone marrow test (biopsy)
Treatment:
Chemotherapy
Biological therapy
Targeted therapy
Stem cell/bone marrow transplant
HIV/AIDS
Diagnosis
: Test for presence of HIV virus
Treatment: Drugs
Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors, Fusion inhibitors
Diabetes
Diagnosis:
Test blood sugar
Treatment:
Insulin injections
Lupus
Diagnosis:
Test for blood cell count
Test functionality of liver and kidneys
Treatment:
Daily oral or injected prednisone
Suppress immune system
and Autoimmune Disorders
Type 1
Helper T
Healthy Lifestyle Choices
Food
Maintain a healthy weight and diet
Lifestyle
Be healthy and relaxed
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