Inflammation

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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 [1].

Signs of inflammation include calor (heat), dolor (pain), rubor (redness) and tumour (swelling)[2].

References

  1. Nordqvist, C. (2012). "What is inflammation? What causes inflammation?." fckLRMedical News Today. Retrieved from http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/248423
  2. https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=24915
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