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Abscess

(Science: microbiology, surgery) a localised collection of pus caused by suppuration buried in tissues, organs or confined spaces. Usually due to an infective process.

Origin: L. Abscessus, from ab = away, cedere = to go


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Streptococcus pyogens

Basically, S. pyogenes is an important human pathogen that should be treated if detected. Typically it can be isolated from throat swabs or from abscesses it makes. Now and then it can cause severe infections such as necrotizing fascitis, and secondary reactions after the primary infection can ...

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by biohazard
Fri Apr 24, 2009 12:55 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... lesions, and distended abdomen, as well as diminished activity and mental status. Radiological investigation revealed brain, lung, and hepatic abscesses. The infant was successfully treated with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole and ciprofloxacin. much more.... http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?CMD=Pager&DB=pubmed ...

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by Beth
Mon Oct 09, 2006 10:44 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... infection, but it may present as an acute localized skin infection or septicemia. Chronic suppurative infections often develop with secondary abscesses in the skin, brain, lungs, myocardium, liver, spleen, bones, lymph nodes, or eyes. Melioidosis may remain latent for years. Even months of ...

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by Skytroll
Mon Sep 04, 2006 4:01 am
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... it may last for a long period13. The most common manifestations are bacteriemia; pneumonitis; pulmonary, splenic, hepatic, and cutaneous abscesses and, more rarely, osteomyellitis, lymphadenitis and a chronic granulomatous disease, in individuals that present a genetical deficiency of ...

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by London
Sat Jul 22, 2006 5:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... fungal, viral, neoplastic, and other dermatitides.8 Staphylococcal infections present as persistent or recurrent folliculitis or superficial abscesses. Fungal rashes manifest as erythematous lesions, usually occurring in the axilla, inframammary areas, or groin. Herpes zoster is 17 times ...

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by London
Tue Jul 04, 2006 4:41 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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