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Disease Immune Complex Diseases

Name Immune Complex Diseases
Synonyms Disease, Immune Complex | Diseases, Immune Complex | Hypersensitivities, Type III | Hypersensitivity, Type III | Immune Complex Disease | Type III Hypersensitivities | Type III Hypersensitivity
Definition Group of diseases mediated by the deposition of large soluble complexes of antigen and antibody with resultant damage to tissue. Besides SERUM SICKNESS and the ARTHUS REACTION, evidence supports a pathogenic role for immune complexes in many other IMMUNE SYSTEM DISEASES including GLOMERULONEPHRITIS, systemic lupus erythematosus (LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS, SYSTEMIC) and POLYARTERITIS NODOSA.
Categories Immune system disease
MeSH® ID D007105
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DiseasesImmune System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypersensitivity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Immune Complex Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Immune Complex Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Arthus Reaction
  COMPLEMENT COMPONENT 8 DEFICIENCY, TYPE I Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  COMPLEMENT COMPONENT 8 DEFICIENCY, TYPE II Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Purpura, Schoenlein-Henoch Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Serum Sickness Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Vasculitis, Leukocytoclastic, Cutaneous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes