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Quiz 4 - Inflammation
Which of the following statements are correct ? Click on the buttons to check your knowledge
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1. Inflammation is characterised by a burning sensation or fever.

2. In allergic inflammation, eosinophils release cytoxic mediators which may aggravate inflammation.

3. Inflammation is characterised by vascular and cellular changes.

4. Dacryocystitis denotes inflammation of the lacrimal sac.

5. Prostaglandins are chemical mediators of the inflammatory response.

6. The term cystitis refers to inflammation of a cyst.

7. COX-1 and COX-2 inhibitors can both be used to control inflammation, but they differ in regard to their adverse effects.

8. Aspirin has analgesic properties but does not possess anti-inflammatory properties.

9. Histamine is a chemical mediator in allergic inflammation but not in other types of inflammation.

10. A characteristic feature of rheumatoid arthritis is synovial inflammation chiefly involving the metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joints.


Answers : 1. Wrong   2. Right   3. Right  4. Right   5. Right   6. Wrong   7. Right   8. Wrong   9. Wrong   10. Right