USMLE Step 1 Review/Pathology

5 SIGNS OF INFLAMMATION (as described by Celsus)Edit

  • Redness/Erythema (Rubor)
  • Raised temperature (Calor)
  • Swelling (Tumor)
  • Pain (Dolor)
  • Loss of Function (Functio Laesa)

HYPERSENSITIVITY REACTIONSEdit

Goombs classification: "Anna Cycled Immediately Downhill--Gell & Goombs" or "ACID".

  • Type I Anaphylaxis
  • Type II Cytotoxic-mediated
  • Type III Immune-complex
  • Type IV Delayed hypersensitivity
Last modified on 14 July 2009, at 13:42