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Inflammation by Mind Map: Inflammation

1. Definition

1.1. Local reaction of vascularized tissue responding to injurious agent provided that the stimulus wasn't severe to cause immediate cell death

2. Aim

2.1. Removal of causative agent and dead tissues

2.2. Dilution of toxins

2.3. Prepare tissue to be repaired

3. Causes

3.1. Living agents

3.1.1. Bacteria

3.1.2. Viruses

3.2. Non living agents

3.2.1. Physical

3.2.1.1. Burn

3.2.1.2. Irradiation

3.2.1.3. Trauma

3.2.2. Chemical

3.2.2.1. Toxins

3.2.2.2. Caustic sub.

3.3. Immunological reaction

4. Types

4.1. Acute

4.1.1. Short duration

4.1.2. Sudden onset

4.1.3. Inflammatory exudate

4.1.4. Cells of acute inflammation (neutrophil)

4.2. Chronic

4.2.1. Long duration

4.2.2. Gradual onset

4.2.3. Evidences of repair

4.2.4. Cells of chronic inflammation (macrophages & lymphocytes)

4.3. Hyperacute

4.4. Subacute