Complement 2 deficiency

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Complement 2 deficiency
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Complement 2 deficiency is a type of complement deficiency caused by any one of several different alterations in the structure of complement component 2.

It has been associated with an increase in infections.[1][2]

It can present similarly to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).[3]


  1. ^ Alper CA, Xu J, Cosmopoulos K, et al. (July 2003). "Immunoglobulin deficiencies and susceptibility to infection among homozygotes and heterozygotes for C2 deficiency" (PDF). J. Clin. Immunol. 23 (4): 297–305. doi:10.1023/A:1024540917593. PMID 12959222.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Parija (2009-01-01). Textbook of Microbiology & Immunology. Elsevier India. pp. 125–. ISBN 978-81-312-2163-1. Retrieved 13 November 2010.

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