Acute inflammation is the early (almost immediate) response of a tissue to injury. It is nonspecific and may be evoked by any injury short of one that is immediately lethal. Acute inflammation may be regarded as the first line of defense against injury and is characterized by changes in the microcirculation exudation of fluid and emigration of leukocytes from blood vessels to the area of injury. Acute inflammation is typically of short duration, occurring before the immune response becomes established, and it is aimed primarily at removing the injurious agent.
Related Journals of Acute inflammation
Journal of Allergy and Inflammation, International Journal of Interferon Cytokine and Mediator Research, Infectious Diseases and Therapy, Infectious Diseases and Diagnosis, Infectious Diseases and Treatment, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Disorders, Mediators of Inflammation, International Archives of Allergy and Immunology.
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