Inflammation

For each of the following patients, select the most likely pathologic finding:

1. The erythrocyte sedimentation rate in a 71-year-old man with temporal arteritis can be increased as a consequence rouleaux formation of the RBCs as a result of increased:

2. Results from the action of prostaglandin on hypothalamic centers in a 63-year-old woman with a bacterial infection:

3. Region composed of proliferating capillaries, fibroblasts, and macrophages following a scraping injury to the knee of a 5-year-old girl:

4. Following a cut to the skin in a 43-year-old African-American man, the healing scar develops a disfiguring nodular appearance:

5. A 59-year-old man with diabetes mellitus develops a dark black to red appearance of the great toe and second toe of his right foot following an episode of minor trauma:

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A. Abscess B. Calcification C. Callus D. Empyema E. Eosinophilia
F. Fibrinogen G. Fibrosis H. Fistula I. Gangrene J. Granulation tissue
K. Granuloma L. Keloid M. Leukopenia N. Lymphocytosis O. Monocytosis
P. Neutrophilia Q. Pyosalpinx R. Septicemia S. Serofibrinous inflammation T. Serous inflammation
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