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

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His father sought treatment for recurrent subcutaneous axillary abscesses later in 2004 and in 2005, and a leg abscess developed in his mother in September 2006.
Twenty-one percent of neonates with CA-MRSA infections at the Texas Children's Hospital had a mother with a history of skin infections, including mastitis and axillary abscesses (29).
Three days earlier, she had been released from the hospital after undergoing surgical drainage of bilateral axillary abscesses. At the time of her discharge from the hospital, she had been at her baseline mental status and activity level, neither of which showed any global or focal deficits.
The patient's medical problems included insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM), hypertension, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and axillary abscesses. Her hospital discharge medications included: cefadroxil monohydrate 500 mg twice daily, metronidazole 250 mg three times daily, lisinopril 10 mg daily, insulin (Humulin 70/30) 40 units in the morning and 30 units in the evening, and cisapride 10 mg 30 minutes before meals and at bedtime.
Patient 2B visited our clinic in March 2005 for recurrent axillary abscesses due to the same clone of MSSA.