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glossary:cutaneous_abscess [2007/09/06 18:19]
Pat O'Connor
glossary:cutaneous_abscess [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +An [[glossary:​infection]] of cutaneous and subcutaneous tissue ([[glossary:​skin]])that consists of a cluster of boils. Commonly, the causative agent is [[glossary:​Staphylococcus Aureus |STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS]]. [[glossary:​Carbuncle]]s produce fever, leukocytosis,​ extreme [[pain]], and prostration. ​
  
 +See: [[:​Infections Associated with Lymphedema]]
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