Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of body tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, damaged cells, or irritants, and is a protective response involving immune cells, blood vessels, and molecular mediators. The function of inflammation is to …
The cardinal signs of inflammation include: pain, heat, redness, swelling, and loss of function. Some of these indicators can be seen here due to an allergic reaction.
Infected ingrown toenail showing the characteristic redness and swelling associated with acute inflammation
Scars present on the skin, evidence of fibrosis and healing of a wound