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Eczema

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A patient presents with history of episodic painful edema of face and larynx. Which of the following is likely to be deficient- (AIPG 2012)



A Complement C3
B Complement C5

C Cl Esterase Inhibitor
D Properidin

Ans. C
i.e., C1 Esterase Inhibitor [Ref Harrison 18'hle p. 2711, 17'hle p. 2065]

Recurrent episodes of edema of face and larynx suggest the diagnosis of hereditary angioneurotic edema caused by deficiency of C, esterase inhibitor.

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