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Differentiate between acute and chronic disease and classify to which time following disease belong elephantiasis,tuberculosis,dysentry,measels



1.acute diseases means diseases which last for a short period of time
2.chronic diseases means diseases which are long lasting
elephantiasis:chronic disease
tuberculosis:chronic disease
dysentry:acute disease
measels:it may be acute or chronic

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Acute disease

Acute disease last for only a short period of time.

It causes randomly.

It does not cause major effect on general health.

Chronic disease
It last for a long period of time.

It is caused in due course of time.

It causes major effect on general health.

Elephantiasis and tuberculosis are chronic disease.

dysentery is acute.

Measles may be both.
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