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Introduction: Furunculosis

Description of Furunculosis

Furunculosis: acute skin disease characterized by the presence of many furuncles.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Furunculosis: 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.
Source: Diseases Database

Furunculosis: A persistent skin infection marked by the presence of furuncles, often chronic and recurrent. In humans, the causative agent is various species of STAPHYLOCOCCUS. In salmonid fish (SALMONIDS), the pathogen is AEROMONAS SALMONICIDA.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Furunculosis

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Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Furunculosis

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Furunculosis

The following list attempts to classify Furunculosis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • disease of the skin,skin condition,skin disease,skin disorder,skin problem
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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