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Pathology

  • Tim Chard
  • Richard Lilford

Abstract

Acute inflammation is the local response of living tissue to injury; the latter may include trauma, chemicals, radiation, vascular necrosis, heat and cold, organisms and antigen-antibody reactions. It includes a vascular response, formation of an exudate, and other changes.

Keywords

Calcium Oxalate Fibrin Clot Endotoxic Shock Schistosoma Haematobium Amelanotic Melanoma 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Chard
    • 1
  • Richard Lilford
    • 2
  1. 1.Academic Unit of Obstetrics/Gynaecology and Reproductive PhysiologySt. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical CollegeWest Smithfield, LondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Institute of Epidemiology and Health Services ResearchLeeds General InfirmaryLeedsUK

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