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glossary:cutaneous_abscess

An infection of cutaneous and subcutaneous tissue (skin)that consists of a cluster of boils. Commonly, the causative agent is STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS. Carbuncles produce fever, leukocytosis, extreme pain, and prostration.

See: Infections Associated with Lymphedema

glossary/cutaneous_abscess.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)