Inflammation in Cells

Photo of wound cells: Copyright Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
  1. Neutrophils are the first cells to respond to injury

  2. Macrophages clean up debris

  3. Mast cells induce swelling, warmth, and redness

  4. All 3 types of cells summon more immune system cells

(1) Neutrophils are the first cells to respond to injury (2) Macrophages clean up debris (3) Mast cells induce swelling, warmth, and redness (4) All 3 types of cells summon more immune system cells

Wound cells

Photo: Copyright Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.

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