Flashcards in chronic inflammation 1 Deck (6)
inflammation in which the cell population is especially:
clinical presentations of chronic inflammation
no real "sore bit"
patients present with malaise and weight loss.
There is also loss of function in structures affected.
causes of chronic inflammation.
-arising from acute inflammation, cause is not dealt with eg. peptic ulcer, acne, osteomyelitis.
-arising as a primary lesion.
causes of chronic inflammation from a primary lesion
-materials resistant to digestion
-exogenous substances, sutures, metal and plastic
-endogenous substances, necrotic tissue, keratin
organisation following acute inflammation
-granulation tissue forms
-replaced by fibrous tissue