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hypersenstivity

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Published by: Himanshi Dubey on May 22, 2012
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 Hypersensitivity
 
By HIMANSHI DUBEY
 
Introduction
An immune responsemobilizes a batteryof effector moleculesthat act to removeantigen by variousmechanisms
.
Generally, theseeffector moleculesinduce a localizedinflammatoryresponse thateliminates antigenwithout extensively
damaging the host’s
tissue.Under certaincircumstanceshowever, thisinflammatoryresponse can havedeleterious effects,resulting insignificant tissuedamage or evendeath
.
This inappropriateimmune responseis termed
hypersensitivity orallergy.
 
Portier and Richet coined the term anaphylaxis.
loosely translated from Greek to mean the opposite of prophylaxis, to describe this overreaction.
Richet was subsequently awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiologyor Medicine in 1913 for his work on anaphylaxis.
 
The four types of hypersensitivity response

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