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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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AB103, Atox Bio's lead product candidate, is being developed for Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections (NSTIs) and other indications where severe acute inflammation is a central issue.
One example of a condition that would cause your brain to produce excessive NO is in the presence of an acute inflammation.
Most people suffering from the novel coronavirus suffer from an acute inflammation of the respiratory tract accompanied by fever, cough, shortness of breath or breathing difficulties, while other cases have a mild inflammation of the respiratory tract.
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The phase two of the plan includes dealing with suspected cases with acute inflammation of respiratory system," she said.
A postmortem revealed that Mr Watson, of Top Road, Lower Cumberworth, had died from bronchopneumonia, acute inflammation of the lungs, in part caused by inhalation of coal dust.
They cover its definition, classification, and epidemiology; pathogenesis, including genetics, epigenetics, the innate immune system, mechanisms of acute inflammation and vascular injury, mechanisms of tissue damage, and animal models; autoantibodies; and clinical aspects, including presentation, pathomechanisms, skin and cardiopulmonary disease, the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, atherosclerosis, psychopathology, hematologic and lymphoid abnormalities, lupus nephritis, and ocular, aural, oral, and gastrointestinal and hepatic manifestations.
Whereas the frequency of acute inflammation has not been clearly linked to chronic disease, the duration and severity of inflammation and the failure of resolution are thought to increase the risk of developing a wide array of human diseases (1).
Excess chylomicrons result in recurrent and severe acute inflammation of the pancreas, called pancreatitis, the most debilitating complication of LPLD.
CRP is accepted as a good marker of acute inflammation, particularly within infection, but its value in chronic inflammation depends on the inflammation pathway involved and the underlying process.
Irva Hertz-Picciotto, a professor of public health sciences at UC Davis and principal investigator of CHARGE, pointed out that fever is produced by acute inflammation -- the short-term, natural immune system reaction to infection or injury -- and that chronic inflammation, which no longer serves a beneficial purpose and can damage healthy tissue, may be present in mothers with metabolic abnormalities like diabetes and obesity.

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