Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process .
Signs of inflammation include calor (heat), dolor (pain), rubor (redness) and tumour (swelling).
- ↑ Nordqvist, C. (2012). "What is inflammation? What causes inflammation?." fckLRMedical News Today. Retrieved from http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/248423
- ↑ https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=24915