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Inflammatory Pain and Fever

  • S. H. Ferreira
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 13)

Abstract

The existence of an ongoing inflammatory process is generally indicated by pain or fever and these symptoms are also the first to be relieved by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory therapy. This is a brief review of the participation of prostaglandins in the genesis of these symptoms.

Keywords

Visceral Pain Cerebral Ventricle Pain Receptor Prostaglandin Release Endogenous Pyrogen 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Ferreira
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyFaculty of Medicine of Ribeirão PretoS. P.Brazil

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