Effect of carrageenan-induced acute peripheral inflammation on the electrolyte disposition to cerebrospinal fluid in rats.

To clarify whether peripheral inflammation has a remote effect on the central nervous system, the electrolyte disposition between the circulating blood and central nervous system was evaluated in rats with carrageenan-induced acute peripheral inflammation (API). λ-Carrageenan was subcutaneously injected in the hind paw of the rat, and lithium was utilized… (More)