Flashcards in Infectious Diseases of Nervous System Pathology Deck (7)
Acute inflammation lasts how long?
up to 48 hours
What is the predominant immune cell type found in acute inflammation?
Three fates of acute inflammation
Chronic inflammation has what types of immune cells present?
mononuclear (lymphocytes, plasma cells, macrophages, monocytes)
What is an abscess?
well-circumscribed collection of puss and neutrophils
What is a microglial nodule?
collection of microglial cells that surrounds necrotic tissue