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Acute and Chronic Inflammation

Acute and Chronic Inflammation



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a lecture on acute and chronic inflammation
a lecture on acute and chronic inflammation

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Published by: ibnbasheer on Jan 14, 2009
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Acute and ChronicInflammation
By Dr C A Okolo MBBS, FMCPathDept of Pathology, College of MedicineUniversity of Ibadan
This is the response of living vascularised tissue toinjury.
Inflammation is fundamentally a protectiveresponse, the ultimate goal of which is to rid thebody of both the initial cause of cell injury and theconsequences of such injury
The inflammatory process is closely intertwined withthe process of repair 
Acute inflammation is of relatively short duration,lasting from minutes to a few days & its maincharacteristics are the exudation of fluid and plasmaproteins and the migration of leukocytes
Historical Highlights
Signs of inflammation were 1
described inan Egyptian papyrus in 300BC
Cardinal signs of inflammation
Rubor – Redness
Tumor – Swelling
Calor – Heat
Dolor – Pain
Elie Metchnikoff (Russian) discovered“phagocytosis” in 1882

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very much similar to Robbins pathology, but well summarized in points.
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