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  Inflammatory cascade of chemical activity  
   
  A graphic depicting the inflammatory cascade of chemical activity in response to tissue injury.  
     
  The suppression of postoperative pain with NSAID (flurbiprofen) and a long-acting local anesthetic (etidocaine). From Raymond Dionne, New approaches to preventing and treating postoperative pain. Journal of the American Dental Association v. 123 (1992): 29.  
     
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