sensitized T lymphocytes.
the inflammatory response.
intact skin and mucous membranes.
phagocytosis of foreign material.
any tissue injury.
formation of purulent exudates.
albumin and fibrinogen.
growth factors and cell enzymes.
macrophages and neutrophils.
histamine and prostaglandins.
highly vascular, very fragile, and very susceptible to infection.
an erosion through the wall of viscera, leading to complications.
a type of adhesion with no vascularization.
a form of stenosis, in a duct, that is extremely tough and resists attack by microbes.
increased fluid and protein in the interstitial compartment.
increased phagocytes in the affected area.
decreased capillary permeability.