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1

Acute inflammation lasts how long?

up to 48 hours

2

What is the predominant immune cell type found in acute inflammation?

neutrophils

3

Three fates of acute inflammation

-healing
-chronic inflammation
-abscess formation

4

Chronic inflammation has what types of immune cells present?

mononuclear (lymphocytes, plasma cells, macrophages, monocytes)

5

What is an abscess?

well-circumscribed collection of puss and neutrophils

6

What is a microglial nodule?

collection of microglial cells that surrounds necrotic tissue

7

What might cause hydrocephalus after meningitis?

fibrin collection and fibrous tissue deposition, either communicating or noncommunicating hydrocephalus