chronic active inflammation

chron·ic ac·tive in·flam·ma·tion

the coexistence of chronic inflammation and superimposed acute inflammation.
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Administration of each of the four compounds was associated with increased incidences of several nonneoplastic changes in the exocrine pancreas, including cytoplasmic vacuolation, chronic active inflammation, atrophy, and arteritis.
Administration of the four compounds was associated with increased incidences of nonneoplastic changes of the exocrine pancreas, including cytoplasmic vacuolation, chronic active inflammation, atrophy, and arteritis, variably observed in the 14-, 31-, and 53-week interim sacrifices and seen in the 2-year studies (Tables 1-4, Figures 1-8).
Chronic active inflammation was generally seen in association with atrophy and consisted of an infiltrate of mononuclear cells with occasional neutrophils within the stroma.
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