acute inflammation

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acute inflammation

[ə′kyüt in·flə′mā·shən]
(medicine)
Severe inflammation with rapid progress and pronounced symptoms.
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Patients who suffer from NAFLD/NASH with evidence of active inflammation are treated twice daily with 12.
10 Our patient showed excellent response to steroid treatment, studies done on the same topics have shown that systemic steroids control active inflammation, prevent recurrence and minimize the incidence of dermatological and neurological manifestation of the disease.
6 This means there's very active inflammation going on in your body as well as your joint.
Early in the disease, people often experience temporary episodes of worsening symptoms accompanied by active inflammation in the brain (called relapses), whereas later on, disease progression is inevitable.
Lastly, MRE may more accurately depict submucosal pathology given its superior soft tissue contrast, thus improving ability to distinguish between active inflammation and chronic fibrotic disease, as compared to CT enterography.
Both studies have found that the CCT values of patients with active inflammation are greater than inactive Behcet's disease and control group.
These enhanced lesions are indicative of active inflammation.
She's showing no signs of active inflammation or an allergy like redness, dryness or peeling and the surface looks too smooth in most areas.
The study involved an additional analysis of a subgroup of 346 patients who had failed prior anti-TNF therapy and had active inflammation, as shown by elevated C-reactive protein levels.
The results: their MRIs showed no new areas of brain damage and no active inflammation.