IMMUNOLOGY EXAM – SECTION BUnderstanding Complement Deficiency DisorderThe complement deficiency is considered to be the immunodeficiency wherein the suboptimal functionality pertaining to the complement system for proteins is absent. There pertain redundancies with respect to the immune system and the diagnosis for complement deficiency cannot be done easily (Allenspach & Torgerson, 2018, pp. 61; Lui et al., 2016; pp.923) . The complement system encompasses the 30 proteins which are present in tissues along with the blood. The proteins tend to be anchored on the different cell surfaces too. The functionality linked to the complement system is associated with the cell surface. The deficiencies linked to complement deficiencies include the bacterial infections of serious nature (Allenspach & Torgerson, 2018, pp. 61; Lui et al., 2016; pp. 923). The Auto-Immune Disease along with the episodes pertaining to swelling under the skin along with the swelling taking the place of the intestines is significant as part of the disorder.Case Study With CritiqueThe case study with the 17-year-old patient has the swelling which is painless. The swelling is in the left hand of the patient Angel. The area on examination reveals it is not tender. The complication arising due to the complement deficiency disorder prevalent in case of Angel further made the case worse while she was being admitted in the Emergency Department. The cramping abdominal pain along with anorexia and vomiting were observed as the complications arising due to the complement deficiency disorder in case of the patient (Allenspach & Torgerson, 2018, pp. 61; Lui et al., 2016; pp. 923). The swelling of the intestines is a symptom which develops and further complicates aggravating the condition as
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