abscess


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symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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Kilonzo, your cow died of chronic suppurative pneumonia and liver abscess," I gave my diagnosis.
Medical records were analyzed for demographics, clinical presentation, predisposing factors, abscess location on imaging and clinical outcomes were charted.
KEYWORDS: Chronic otitis media, cholesteatoma, complications, abscess, sinus thrombophlebitis, meningitis
sup][5],[6] More specifically, liver abscess, a serious complication following TACE, often prolongs hospital stays and can sometimes be fatal.
The diagnosis is confirmed by ultrasonography (USG), serological tests such as indirect haemagglutination test or ELISA (Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay), reddish brown (Anchovy paste like material) aspirate from the abscess, negative Gram stain, rapid resolution after Metronidazole treatment.
The abscess if left untreated may extend into deep spaces of neck and aspiration of fluid in lower airways.
Abscess within the pituitary gland is a rare but life-threatening condition requiring early recognition and treatment to prevent high mortality rate.
An exaggerated delayed hypersensitivity reaction due to the cell mediated immune response results in liquefaction of old caseous nerve lesions leading to abscess formation.
His articles on anorectal abscess and fistula, published in 1956, 1957, 1958 and 1966, (6-8-10) in which he clearly described the anatomy and management of these conditions, were of particular importance.
Keywords: Brain abscess, children, esophageal dilatation
A brain abscess begins as a focal area of intracerebral infection which develops into a collection of purulent fluid.
Exudates drained from abscess must be burnt to prevent environmental contamination.
Brain abscess is a local infection within the brain parenchyma that starts as cerebritis and then becomes collection of pus with well vascularized capsule.