Write a short paragraph explaining the concept of chronic inflammation as an altered inflammatory...

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Write a short paragraph explaining the concept of chronic inflammation as an altered inflammatory response.

Inflammatory Response:

The inflammatory response is a body's response to some antigen or foreign antigen. Usually, inflammatory responses are short lived only present during the duration of an infection, however, if an inflammatory response persists it could lead to harmful effects.

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Inflammation is the body's response to some harmful stimuli such as foreign antigens, pathogens, toxins or damaged cells. The classic signs of...

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Chronic Inflammation: Long Term Consequences

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Chapter 2 / Lesson 3
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This lesson explores the harmful effects of long-term inflammation. We'll define chronic inflammation, inflammatory mediators, and reactive oxygen species before covering some specific causes of chronic inflammation and its consequences.


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