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glossary:cutaneous_abscess [2007/09/06 18:19]
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]]|