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_____ is a fixed flexion contracture of the hand where the fingers bend towards the palm and cannot be fully extended (straightened)
Dupuytren's contracture
_____ is a permanent flexion contracture of the hand at the wrist, resulting in a claw-like deformity of the hand and fingers.
Volkmann's contrature, also known as Volkmann's ischaemic contracture,
fx of lesser petrosal nerve
conveys presynaptic parasympathetic fibers from the glossopharyngeal nerve concerned with secretomotor innervation of the parotid gland
____ is a rare X-linked recessive disease characterized by eczema, thrombocytopenia (low platelet counts), immune deficiency, and bloody diarrhea (due to the low platelet counts).
Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS)
define: Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction

cause?
The sudden worsening of a patient's condition following penicillin therapy for syphilis. It is caused by the sudden release of toxins from the dying and dead treponemes
______ is a serine protease inhibitor (serpin) protein, the main function of which is inhibition of the complement system.
C1-inhibitor (C1inh)
_____ is a biochemical technique used in immunology to detect the presence of an antibody or an antigen in a sample. It utilizes two antibodies, one of which is specific to the antigen and the other which is coupled to an enzyme
The Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA or EIA for short)
____ is a method in molecular biology/biochemistry to detect protein in a complex mixture of biomolecules using specific probes such as a antibody or streptavidin specific to a protein or a protein tag such as the hexa-histidine, biotin, c-myc or FLAG tag.
A Western blot
____ is a method in molecular biology of enhancing the result of an agarose gel electrophoresis by marking specific DNA sequences.
A Southern blot
____ is a method in molecular biology of enhancing the result of an agarose gel electrophoresis by marking specific RNA sequences.
Northern Blot
Muscles of the medial compartment of the thigh
* pectineus
* adductor longus
* adductor brevis
* adductor magnus
* gracilis
concentration of leukocytes below which is defined as leukopenia
below 4000-5000/mm3.