Mind Maps: Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders (PIDD)

Author: V. Dimov, M.D., Allergist/Immunologist and Assistant Professor at University of Chicago
Reviewer: S. Randhawa, M.D., Allergist/Immunologist and Assistant Professor at LSU (Shreveport) Department of Allergy and Immunology

Primary immunodeficiency disorders (PIDD) (click to enlarge the image).

Phagocyte immunodeficiencies (click to enlarge the image):

Humoral immunodeficiency (click to enlarge the image).

T-cell Immunodeficiencies (click to enlarge the image).

Combined Immunodeficiencies (click to enlarge the image).

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) (click to enlarge the image).

Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) - 4 groups according to T/B/NK cells (click to enlarge the image).

Complement deficiencies (click to enlarge the image).


Practice parameter for the diagnosis and management of primary immunodeficiency. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2005 May;94(5 Suppl 1):S1-63.

Algorithm 1: General Approach for the Diagnosis of Primary Immunodeficiency

Algorithm 2: Diagnosis of Humoral Immunodeficiency

Algorithm 3: Diagnosis of Cellular and Combined Immunodeficiencies

Algorithm 4: Diagnosis of Phagocyte Defects

Algorithm 5: Diagnosis of Complement Deficiency

Algorithm 6: General Considerations for Therapy of Primary Immunodeficiency

Related reading

Immunodeficiencies MCQ. Pediatric Allergy: Principles & Practices, edited by Donald Y.M. Leung, et al. FIT Corner, ACAAI.

Published: 02/11/2009
Updated: 08/27/2010

1 comment:

Deirdre said...

Thanks for posting this. I think it's very important to help students develop their own mindmaps/illness patterns as part of their learning. See http://medicaleducation.wetpaint.com/page/Illness+Patterns