Toxic inflammation ; one due to a poison , e.g , a bacterial product.
Traumatic inflammation ; one that follows a wound or injury.
Ulcerative inflammation ; that in which necrosis on or near the surface leads to loss of tissue.
Inflammation is a fundamental pathologic process consisting of a dynamic complex of histologically apparent cytologic changes, cellular infiltration, and
mediator release that occurs in the affected blood vessels and adjacent tissues in response to an injury or abnormal stimulation caused by a physical,
chemical, or biologic agent, including the local reactions and resulting morphologic changes ; the destruction or removal of the injurious material ; and the
responses that lead to repair of inflammation a protective tissue response to injury or destruction of tissues, which serves to destroy, dilute, or wall off both
the injurious agent and the injured tissues.
The Classical Signs of acute inflammation are :
pain (dolor) ,
heat (calor) ,
redness (rubor) ,
swelling (tumor) ,
and loss of function (functio laesa).
Help Of Inflammation in wound healing:
Our immediate reaction to a swelling is to try to bring it down. Bearing in mind that inflammation is an essential part of the body's attempt to heal itself ,
patients and doctors need to be sure that the treatments to reduce swelling are absolutely necessary and to not undermine or slow down the healing process
The first stage of inflammation is often called irritation, which then becomes inflammation - the immediate healing process. Inflammation is followed by
suppuration (discharging of pus). Then there is the granulation stage, the formation in wounds of tiny, rounded masses of tissue during healing.
Inflammation is part of a complex biological response to harmful stimuli. Without inflammation, infections and wounds would never heal.
Inflammation as a part of our innate immunity :
Our innate immunity is , what is naturally present in our bodies when we are born, and not the adaptive immunity we get after an infection or vaccination.
Innate immunity is generally non-specific, while adaptive immunity is specific to one pathogen.
What is the difference between chronic inflammation and acute inflammation?
Acute inflammation :
It starts rapidly and quickly becomes severe. Signs and symptoms are only present for a few days, but in some cases may persist for a few weeks.
Examples of diseases, conditions, and situations which can result in acute inflammation include:
Infected ingrown toenail
Sore throat from a cold or flu
A scratch/cut on the skin
Acute infective meningitis
Chronic inflammation :
This means long-term inflammation , which can last for several months and even years. It can result from:
Failure to eliminate whatever was causing an acute inflammation.
An autoimmune response to a self antigen - the immune system attacks healthy tissue, mistaking it for harmful pathogens
A chronic irritant of low intensity that persists.
Examples of diseases and conditions with chronic inflammation include:
Chronic peptic ulcer
Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease
Chronic active hepatitis.
Our infections, wounds and any damage to tissue would never heal without inflammation - tissue would become more and more damaged and the body, or
any organism, would eventually perish. chronic inflammation can eventually cause several diseases and conditions, including some cancers, rheumatoid
arthritis, atherosclerosis, periodontitis, and hay fever. Inflammation needs to be well regulated .
Within a few seconds or minutes after tissue is injured, acute inflammation starts to occur. The damage may be a physical one, or might be caused by an