Acute inflammation of various types, suppuration, granulation-tissue formation, &c., represent some of the complex resulting processes.
Thus Krawkow and Nowak, employing the frequent subcutaneous injection of the usual organisms of suppuration, have induced in the fowl the deposition within the tissues of a homogeneous substance giving the colour reactions of true amyloid.
Within a few days recovery usually occurs somewhat suddenly, but death may occur from the severe depression, or from the secondary effects of suppuration.
But when the hepatitis is of septic origin, suppuration is likely to occur, the result being an hepatic abscess.
A number of interesting experiments, designed to test the relationship between the condition of suppuration and the production of amyloid, have been made of late years.