Chronic Inflammation: Long Term Consequences


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What is chronic inflammation?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a possible result of chronic inflammation?

2. How can a virus trigger chronic inflammation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can gauge your understanding of the inflammatory process and when it causes harm to the body using this quiz and corresponding worksheet. You will need to know what the term 'chronic inflammation' means and what it can lead to in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Chronic inflammation and resultant conditions
  • Triggers of chronic inflammation
  • Inflammatory mediators
  • The term used to describe molecules and free radicals involved in inflammation

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the harmful aspects of inflammation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the causes of chronic inflammation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about molecules and other substances involved in the inflammatory process

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Chronic Inflammation: Long Term Consequences. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the normal process of inflammation
  • Explain chronic inflammation
  • Detail how chronic inflammation can hurt the body
  • Discuss causes of chronic inflammation