complement C1q deficiency

complement C1q deficiency

Immunology The absolute or relative lack of complement C1q, 90% of the affected have SLE; C1q apparently clears apoptotic cells, which may stimulate the immune system, ↑ autoantibody production. See Lupus erythematosus.
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Not just she was wheelchair bound, but also had a very high risk of permanent renal failure till the Pediatric Immunology department at Aster CMI Hospital diagnosed her to have a very rare genetic disease -- complement C1q deficiency as confirmed by the genetic studies conducted at the hospital.
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