Chemical Mediators of Inflammation: CYTOKINES : Interleukins & Chemokines

Chemical Mediators of Inflammation: CYTOKINES : Interleukins & Chemokines 1. What are cytokines The word cytokine is a combination of two Greek words – • “cyto” meaning cell and &#

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Chemical Mediators of Inflammation: ARACHIDONIC ACID METABOLITES

Chemical Mediators of Inflammation: ARACHIDONIC ACID METABOLITES 1. What is arachidonic acid Arachidonic acid is a polyunsaturated fatty acid present in the phospholipids of the cell membranes. Normal

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Chemical Mediators of Inflammation: HISTAMINE & SEROTONIN

Chemical Mediators of Inflammation: HISTAMINE & SEROTONIN

1. What are chemical mediators These are the substances that INITIATE & REGULATE Inflammatory reactions. 2. Describe the general properties of chemical mediators a. These mediators can be produced

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Intestinal Tuberculosis

Intestinal Tuberculosis

INTESTINAL TUBERCULOSIS  Tuberculosis affecting the intestines can be due to  primary or secondary infection What is primary intestinal  tuberculosis This is the the tuberculosis of intestine cause

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GIANT CELL TUMOR – BONE

GIANT CELL TUMOR – BONE

What is a Giant cell tumor of bone. Giant cell tumor is a locally aggressive neoplasm of uncertain origin which affects predominantly the epiphysis of long bones. It is so called because the tumor is

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ANTICOAGULANTS in Hematologic Investigations

ANTICOAGULANTS in Hematologic Investigations

ANTICOAGULANTS in Hematologic Investigations 1. What are anticoagulants Anticoagulants are the chemical agents which prevent the coagulation of blood 2. Name the different anticoagulants used in hemat

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URINOMETER

URINOMETER

URINOMETER 1. What is urinometer? Urinometer is an instrument used to measure the specific gravity of urine. 2. What are the parts of Urinometer There are three parts of urinometer. They are as illust

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RENAL PAPILLARY NECROSIS

RENAL PAPILLARY NECROSIS

Renal Papillary Necrosis 1. What is Renal Papillary Necrosis Renal papillary necrosis is a condition where there is death of the renal papillae. These papillae can be necrosed either partially or comp

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