APOPTOSIS : NORMAL and PATHOLOGIC

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APOPTOSIS : NORMAL and PATHOLOGIC

•NORMAL (preprogrammed)
•PATHOLOGIC (associated with Necrosis)
“NORMAL” APOPTOSIS
•Embryogenesis
•Hormonal “Involution”
•Cell population control, e.g., “crypts”
•Post Inflammatory “Clean-up”
•Elimination of “HARMFUL” cells
•Cytotoxic T-Cells cleaning up
“PATHOLOGIC” APOPTOSIS
•“Toxic” effect on cells, e.g., chemicals, pathogens
•Duct obstruction
•Tumor cells
•Apoptosis/Necrosis spectrum

Category: Pathology

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