Pathology Of Inflammation!

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Pathology Of Inflammation!

Inflammation in the body can occur due to a number of reasons and when this happens the white blood cells release chemicals to protect the affected area from foreign substances. The quiz below is specifically designed to test your understanding of the pathology of inflammation. Give it a try and hope it will be helpful to you as you test yourself.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the 5 cardinal signs of Inflammation?
    • A. 

      Caliente, rubarbo, tamar, dola, functioner

    • B. 

      Caliente, rubor, tumor, dola, functioner

    • C. 

      Calor, rubor, tumor, dolor, functio laesa

    • D. 

      Calor, rubarbo, tamar, dolor, functio laesa

  • 2. 
    True or False?  Inflammation can occur in dead tissue?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    True or false?  Changes in blood flow represents the body's first response to injury.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is the first response of arterioles to injury?
    • A. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • B. 

      Vasodilation

    • C. 

      Redness

    • D. 

      Edema

    • E. 

      Hyperemia

  • 5. 
    Stacking of erythrocytes (RBCs) are known as what?
    • A. 

      Margination

    • B. 

      Pavementing

    • C. 

      Forming Rolexes

    • D. 

      Rouleaux Formation

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the phenomenon where WBC's marginate and become attached to the edge of the endothelium?
    • A. 

      Cementing

    • B. 

      Pavementing

    • C. 

      Margination

    • D. 

      Adhesion

  • 7. 
    True or false?  On microscopic examination, finding of Rouleaux Formation of RBC's means that there is inflammation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or False? Margination of neutrophils is the first cellular change of inflammation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Active movement of PMN's along a concentration gradient is known as what?
    • A. 

      Passive diffusion

    • B. 

      Chemotaxis

    • C. 

      Facilitated diffusion

    • D. 

      Chemotactic diffusion

  • 10. 
    What does the term opsonization mean?
    • A. 

      To make tasty

    • B. 

      To make optimal

    • C. 

      To make foreign

    • D. 

      To make attractive

  • 11. 
    True or false?  A PMN encounters and recongnizes a bacterium as foreign by the pseudopods extending from the surface of the PMN.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    How does the PMN recognize and attach to the foreign bacteria?
    • A. 

      Hcg or complement (C3)

    • B. 

      Immunoglobulins (IgG-A4) or complement (C4)

    • C. 

      Immunoglobulins (IgG-Fc) or complement (C3)

    • D. 

      Hcg or complement (C4)

  • 13. 
    True or False?  Immunoglobulins (IgG-Fc) and complement (C3) both act as opsonins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The process by which the cytoplasm of the PMN surrounds the bacteria and encloses it into an invagination of the cell membrane is known as what?
    • A. 

      Phagolysosome

    • B. 

      Phagolysis

    • C. 

      Phagolum

    • D. 

      Phagocytosis

    • E. 

      Phagophobia

  • 15. 
    True or false?  Inside the phagocytic vacuole, the bacteriu, is killed by bacteriocidal substances released from the nucleus of the PMN.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Dead and dying PMN's admixed with tissue debris form a viscous yellow fluid called what?
    • A. 

      Xanthochromia

    • B. 

      Pus

    • C. 

      Xanthelasma

  • 17. 
    What are the different types of inflammation?
    • A. 

      Serious, fiber, purulent, ulcerative, chronic and granulomatous

    • B. 

      Serous, fibrinous, purulent, ulcerative, pseudomembranous, chronic and granulomatous

    • C. 

      Serous, purulent, ulcerative, pseudomembranous and chronic

    • D. 

      Serious, fibrionous, pseudomembranous, chronic, and granulomatous

  • 18. 
    Select 2 examples of serous inflammation?
    • A. 

      The skin vesicles caused by Herpes virus

    • B. 

      Acute bacterial meningitis

    • C. 

      Bread and butter pericarditis

    • D. 

      Blisters from second degree skin burns

  • 19. 
    True or false? Serous inflammation is considered to be the most severe from of inflammation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    True or false?  the serous fluid is readily resorbed without consequences if the cause is eliminated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What is an example of fibrinous inflammation?
    • A. 

      Serous pleural effusion

    • B. 

      Bread and butter pericarditis

    • C. 

      Acute bacterial meningitis

    • D. 

      Tuberculoma

  • 22. 
    True or false?  Fibrinous Inflammation is seen in many bacterial infections, such as Strep throat or pneumonia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Inflammation is typically caused by pus-forming bacteria such as ________ and __________.
    • A. 

      Psuedomonas Aeruginosa and Staph

    • B. 

      E. Coli and Streptococcus

    • C. 

      Staph and Stenotrophomonas

    • D. 

      Staph and Streptococcus

  • 24. 
    True or false?  A localized collection of pus within an organ or tissue is called an Abscess.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    True or false?  Tuberculoma (TB Abscess) is a type of purulent inflammation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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