Explain why you think the patient presented the symptoms described.

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The Assignment (1- to
2-page case study analysis)
Develop a 1- to 2-page case study analysis in
which you:
Explain why you think the patient presented the
symptoms described.
Identify the genes that may be associated with the
development of the disease.
Explain the process of immunosuppression and the effect
it has on body systems.

Scenario 2: A
42-year-old man comes to clinic with chief complaint of pain, redness, and
swelling of his right calf. He states that he had been working in his yard
using a string trimmer when the trimmer slipped and cut his leg. He cleaned the
wound with water from the garden hose and covered the wound with a large
Band-Aid. Several days later, he developed fever to 100.6 F and chills and
noticed that his leg was swollen and red. He comes to the emergency department
for definitive care.

Course resources:

McCance, K. L.
& Huether, S. E. (2019). Pathophysiology: The biologic basis for disease
in adults and children (8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby/Elsevier.

Chapter 1: Cellular Biology; Summary Review

Chapter 2: Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology:
Environmental Agents(pp. 46-61; begin again with Manifestations of Cellular
Injury pp. 83-97); Summary Review

Chapter 3: The Cellular Environment: Fluids and Electrolytes,
Acids, and Bases,

Chapter 4: Genes and Genetic Diseases (stop at Elements of
formal genetics); Summary Review

Chapter 5: Genes, Environment-Lifestyle, and Common Diseases
(stop at Genetics of common diseases); Summary Review

Chapter 7: Innate Immunity: Inflammation and Wound Healing

Chapter 8: Adaptive Immunity (stop at Generation of clonal
diversity); Summary Review

Chapter 9: Alterations in Immunity and Inflammation (stop at
Deficiencies in immunity); Summary Review

Chapter 10: Infection (stop at Infectious parasites and
protozoans); (start at HIV); Summary Review

Chapter 11: Stress and Disease (stop at Stress, illness &
coping); Summary Review

Chapter 12: Cancer Biology (stop at Resistance to destruction); Summary

Chapter 13: Cancer Epidemiology (stop at Environmental-Lifestyle
factors); Summary Review
Note: You
previously read these chapters in Week 1 and you are encouraged to review once
again for this week.
Justiz-Vaillant, A. A., & Zito, P. M. (2019). Immediate
hypersensitivity reactions. In StatPearls. Treasure Island, FL:
StatPearls Publishing. Retrieved from
Credit Line: Immediate Hypersensitivity Reactions – StatPearls –
NCBI Bookshelf. (2019, June 18). Retrieved from
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK513315/. Used with permission of Stat
Note: This article was presented in the Week 1 resources. If you read it
previously you are encouraged to review it this week.