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Introduction: Boil

Description of Boil

Boil (medical condition): Infected puseous hair follicle on the skin...more »

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Boil: a painful sore with a hard pus-filled core.
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Boil: An infection of cutaneous and subcutaneous tissue that consists of a cluster of boils. Commonly, the causative agent is STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS. Carbuncles produce fever, leukocytosis, extreme pain, and prostration.
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Boil as a Disease

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Boil: Related Diseases

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