Complement 3 deficiency

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Complement 3 deficiency
Classification and external resources
OMIM 120700
DiseasesDB 1869

Complement 3 deficiency is a genetic condition affecting complement component 3.

It can cause systemic lupus erythematosus-like symptoms.[1]

It can lead to an increase in pyogenic infections[2] from encapsulated bacteria.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matsuyama W, Nakagawa M, Takashima H, Muranaga F, Sano Y, Osame M (December 2001). "Molecular analysis of hereditary deficiency of the third component of complement (C3) in two sisters". Intern. Med. 40 (12): 1254–8. doi:10.2169/internalmedicine.40.1254. PMID 11813855. 
  2. ^ Parija (2009-01-01). Textbook of Microbiology & Immunology. Elsevier India. pp. 125–. ISBN 978-81-312-2163-1. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Sherwood L. Gorbach; John G. Bartlett; Neil R. Blacklow (2004). Infectious diseases. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 11–. ISBN 978-0-7817-3371-7. Retrieved 30 May 2010.