CHRONIC INFLAMMATION

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CHRONIC INFLAMMATION
Definition : The chronic inflammation represents a long lasting inflammatory process (weeks, months, years) associated with: -Important tissue destruction -Inflammatory infiltrate form by lymphocytes, plasma cells, macrophages -Conective tissue repair

Nonspecific: presents a diffuse or focal inflammatory infiltrate with
mononucleate cells. Specific (granulomatous):  Immune • Caseous • Non caseous  Nonimmune • Forein body gtranuloma

TUBERCULOUS INFLAMMATION

The characteristic microscopic lesion (irrespective of where it is located) is: TUBERCULOUS GRANULOMA :

giant multinucleate

cells (Langhans);  epithelioid cells;  lymphocyte;
Caracteristic aspects :

- Tendancy to fusion;
- Tendency to caseous necrosis.
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Tuberculous lymphadenitis Tendancy to fusion

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Tuberculou s inflammati on

Caseous necrosis

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Pulmonary tuberculous inflammation

 Tendency to fusion Caseous necrosis

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ACTINOMYCOSIS
It is produced by Actinomyces israeli

Microscopic: (histologic section
through pus):

Bacterial colony – intense basophile; - filamentous.

Around - purulent exudate.

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