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The cells of phagocytosis are the type of cell that has the ability to ingest foreign particles. It engulfs foreign bodies by extending its cytoplasm. Most phagocytes involved in acute inflammation are the neutrophils, a type of white blood cell that contains granules of cell-destroying enzymes and proteins.

Elie Metchnikoff called the cells phagocytosis. Phagocyte enzymes are released into the vacuole where digestion takes place. Inside the phagocytic vacuole, the bacterium is killed by bactericidal substances released from the cytoplasm of the PMN.

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The 5 cardinal signs of inflammation are Calor, rubor, tumor, dolor, functio laesa

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The inflammatory process starts with an injury.

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If someone has an abscess, this means that they are a raised area on the skin that is filled with pus or other debris. It is tender to the touch and may be very painful. Typically, a health care worker will drain the pus out of the abscess.

Abscesses can be found anywhere on or in the body. It is most likely caused an infection of the skin. When a patient comes into the hospital complaining of a raised reddened bump on their skin, the first thing the health care worker would do is to examine it.

The health care worker would microscopically examine it and most likely the health care worker would see an acute inflammatory infilitrate of PMNs.

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Release of hydrlases from neutrophils,hydrolases are released from lysozome

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Its false. It recognises the foreign antigen using pattern recognition receptors

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You have to mention if there is a membrane or no tso it will not get confused with empyema

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B is the answer to this question. There are instances when the leukocytes will start to attach themselves to the linings of the capillaries. There are always different signs that inflammation is taking place. The most obvious symptom is redness in the area. Another symptom is the change in temperature. The area may be warmer or even hotter than the rest of the body.

Sometimes swelling may occur especially when there is a tumor in the area. Finally, pain is also one of the signs that there is inflammation. Inflammation may occur in various parts of the body. There are some who may experience some inflammation because of scratches. At times, the cause of inflammation may be more serious.

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Why not vasodilation? Because the vessel has to be dilated so that more blood can flow

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