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in·flam·ma·to·ry

(in-flam'ă-tō'rē),
Pertaining to, characterized by, causing, resulting from, or becoming affected by inflammation.

inflammatory

(ĭn-flăm′ə-tôr′ē)
adj.
1. Arousing passion or strong emotion, especially anger, belligerence, or desire.
2. Caused or characterized by inflammation: inflammatory arthritis.
3. Relating to or involved in inflammation: inflammatory cells.

in·flam′ma·to′ri·ly adv.

inflammatory

Medspeak
adjective Inflammed.
 
Vox populi
adjective Outrageous, as in, an inflammatory remark.

synovial fluid analysis

Lab medicine The evaluation of SF obtained by aspiration from the knee, shoulder, hip, elbow, less commonly from another joint; SFA is commonly performed on younger Pts to detect infection–eg,
with staphylococcus or TB and in older Pts to categorize type of inflammation–eg, rheumatoid arthritis, pseudogout, exclude gout
Synovial fluid analysis*
Type   Appearance  Glucose  WBC/mL PMNs Viscosity  
Normal Clear yellow < 10 mg/dL < 200/µL < 25% ↑
Noninflammatory  Clear yellow < 10 mg/dL < 2000/µL < 25% ↑
Inflammatory  Slightly turbid < 20 mg/dL <5000/µL < 50% ↓
Septic-mild Turbid < 40 mg/dL <50,000/µL  50-90% ↓
Septic-severe Turbid/purulent> 20 mg/dL >50,000/µL > 90% ↓
*after JB Henry, Ed, Clinical Diagnosis & Management by Laboratory Methods, 18th edition, WB Saunders, 1991
‡Synovial fluid and blood difference

in·flam·ma·to·ry

(in-flam'ă-tōr-ē)
Pertaining to, characterized by, causing, resulting from, or becoming affected by inflammation.

Inflammatory

Having to do with inflammation, the body's response to either invading foreign substances (such as viruses or bacteria) or to direct injury of body tissue.

inflammatory

pertaining to or emanating from inflammation.

inflammatory bowel disease
an idiopathic disease of cats, principally, and dogs characterized by cyclic bouts of vomiting and or diarrhea which may continue over periods of years; see also lymphocytic-plasmacytic enteritis.
inflammatory edema
a disease of the subcutis caused usually by Clostridium spp.
inflammatory response

Patient discussion about inflammatory

Q. Is it the symptom of the inflammatory breast cancer, I am scared …. What do you think that this could be? Hello…… I am 27, female and I have noticed a little lump on my left breast. It is light pink in color and it irritates when touched a little. Is it the symptom of the inflammatory breast cancer, I am scared …. What do you think that this could be?

A. Do not worry! These are normal for young woman as they get pink lumps on their breast from time to time. It doesn’t looks like a symptom of the inflammatory breast cancer. It may be a cyst, swollen gland, bruise, or something else. Your one breast would be larger than the other, if it’s inflammatory breast cancer. You should go to the doctor and have breast examination to conclude your problem.

Q. Is it the symptom of the inflammatory breast cancer, I am scared … What do you think that this could be? Hello…… I am 27, female and I have noticed a little lump on my left breast. It is light pink in color and it irritates when touched a little. Is it the symptom of the inflammatory breast cancer, I am scared …. What do you think that this could be?

A. Inflammatory breast cancer usually presents as a more diffuse discoloration (usually brawny) of the skin or "orange peel" appearance. The findings you describe may represent cyst or localized infection. In addition, you're quite young, so breast cancer is not the common diagnosis of breast lumps at your age.

However, making diagnosis over the net, without even seeing you is both unreliable and inappropriate, so consulting a doctor may be wise.

Take care,

Q. Today doctor removed my stunt of kidney. It inflamate while urination.. till How long i will feel like this?

A. You should consult your doctor, since instruments in the kidney and urinary tracts can cause infections (even after removing them), that may cause symptoms like you describe.

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Fourth, notwithstanding his acknowledgement that religion offers a deeper insight into the contemporary spiritual predicament than does our secular professoriate, Kronman inflammatorily characterizes all religions as fun-damentalist and dogmatically dismisses them all as ultimately wrongheaded.
Less inflammatorily, collaborators Peter Bartok and Nelson Dellamaggiore document, respectively, the correction of print editions and the authors' new completion of the Viola Concerto.

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