inflammatory edema


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in·flam·ma·to·ry e·de·ma

a swelling due to effusion of fluid in the soft parts surrounding a focus of inflammation.

inflammatory edema

Edema associated with inflammation. The cause is assumed to be damage to the capillary endothelium. It is usually nonpitting and localized, red, tender, and warm.
See also: edema
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Failure of increased LVD to resolve colon inflammatory edema and infiltration of neutrophils could also be attributed to high interstitial pressure and lymphatic endothelium dysfunction, which could result in failure of lymphatic vessel drainage (6).
The albumin and the fluids leave the vascular compartment through these gaps in the endothelial continuity towards the interstice resulting in an inflammatory edema. This explains the process observed in the model of pancreatitis generated by carulein which increases the vascular permeability.
Brain SD, Williams T (1985) Inflammatory edema induced by synergism between calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) and mediators of increased vascular permeability.

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