furuncle


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Synonyms for furuncle

a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus

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From September 1999 to November 2000, 6 of the 22 students from a single third-grade classroom in a town of 12,000 in western Switzerland had 13 episodes of skin infections, including furuncles, abscesses, and cellulitis.
In all, 73 infectious episodes were recorded in 20 of 28 residents in the implicated building, including 43 (59%) skin abscesses, 20 (27%) furuncles, 8 (11%) purulent conjunctivitis, and 2 (3%) external otitis.
Alexy Sufurin, a Russian scientist, writes in his book that by means of fasting a specific result can be obtained in treating diseases such as: anemia, dyspepsia, chronic extended enteritis, furuncle and inner abscess, consumption, rheumatism, gout (padagra, chiragra, gonagra), dropsy, sciatica, some ophthalmic diseases, diabetes, skin diseases, renal diseases, and so on.
ulceraos disease is broad, spanning infectious and non infectious etiologies, including filariasis, phycomycosis, resolving furuncle, and pyoderma gangrenosum.
Characteristic bilateral involvement of the axillae, perineum, or inguinal folds is suggestive of HS, whereas a single, unilateral nodule more likely represents a staphylococcal furuncle.
Atractylis gummifera is used in the dried form, in traditional medicine for its healing properties for local application (syphilis, furuncle, abscess), in the form of herbal as a diuretic, purgative, antipyretic, abortive and emetic (Skalli et al.
In Chinese traditional medicine Glochidion puberum is used in dysentery, jaundice, leukorrhagia, common cold, sore throat, toothache, carbuncle, furuncle, rheumatic arthralgia (Fenglin et al.
Lesions may resemble a pyogenic granuloma, actinomycosis, a thyroglossal duct cyst, a branchial cleft cyst, a furuncle, a squamous cell carcinoma and an epidermal cyst (1).
While most nasal septal abscesses result from trauma, cases have been reported after nasal surgery, nasal vestibule furuncle, sinusitis, and dental infection.
A staph skin infection can show up as an abscess, boil, or furuncle (a boil that involves a hair follicle and nearby skin tissue).
When individual lesions such as Furuncle (8%), Carbuncle (2%), Folliculitis (8%), Abscess (2%) are considered it is comparable to Munoz Perez et al.
5 1 <11 2 Sodium ([micro]mol/1) 135 or more 0 <135 2 Creatinine ([micro]mol/1) 141 or less 0 >141 2 Glucose (mmol/1) 10 or less 0 >10 1 TABLE 2 Patients with biopsy proven necrotising fasciitis Patient Gender Age Location of Predisposing lesion factors 1 M 69 Leg and foot None 2 M 39 Leg Post turtle bite Alcohol excess 3 M 65 Right foot Post welding burn 4 M 33 Calf Post furuncle 5 F 61 Abdominal Morbid obesity wall 6 F 5 Right side Varicella chest wall 7 M 39 Left hand Post punch injury Type 2 DM 8 M 46 Left leg None 9 M 47 Abdominal Type 1 DM wall 10 M 8 Left side Varicella months chest wall Patient LRINEC Bacteriological Complications Time Outcome score diagnosis from admis- sion to debri- dement 1 7 Strep.
carbuncle, furuncle, folliculitis, or cellulitis) that occurred in an elephant calf caretaker after contact with the elephant calf.