Acute local inflammation causing generalized increased ground substance viscosity: guttate psoriasis, Reiter's syndrome, adjuvant disease, cancer regression.


It is known that at sites of acute inflammation there is increased ground substance formation and fibroblast proliferation. There is also increased serum glycoprotein following localized acute inflammation. The author proposes that a severe acute inflammatory response in a localized area of the body induces a generalized increase in ground substance… (More)


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