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Purulent

purulent

(Science: microbiology) Consisting of or containing pus, associated with the formation of or caused by pus.

Origin: L. Purulentus


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The Fiber Disease

... edema is severe and can lead to airway compromise if present in the neck. The skin in infected areas may become edematous and necrotic but not purulent. Such skin lesions have been described as "malignant pustules" after their characteristic appearance, despite being neither malignant ...

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by Skytroll
Mon Aug 28, 2006 3:17 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... syndrome also may include lymphangitis and painful lymphadenopathy. Plague. Clinical features of pneumonic plague include fever, cough with muco-purulent sputum (gram-negative rods may be seen on gram stain), hemoptysis, and chest pain. A chest radiograph will show evidence of bronchopneumonia. ...

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by RANDY
Wed Aug 16, 2006 5:01 am
 
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For Mr. Hill

... depending on the immune status of the individual. Immunocompromised patients typically present with vesicobullous and ulcerative lesions, purulent discharge, and crusting. In contrast, immunocompetent individuals usually develop lesions that range from slightly erythematous nodules and ...

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by C3
Tue Jan 31, 2006 6:59 pm
 
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