Glossary for Abscess
Medical terms related to Abscess or mentioned in this section include:
- Actinomycetales infection: A bacterial infection from the order of Actinobacteria. The range of symptoms is variable depending on which bacteria from the order is involved.
- Actinomycosis: A chronic infection usually caused by an organism normally found in human bowels and mouths. The disease usually affects the face and neck and results in deep, lumpy abscesses that emit a grainy pus through multiple sinuses.
- Bacteremia: A condition where bacteria is present in the blood.
- Bacterial appendicitis: Appendicitis is inflammation of the inner lining of the vermiform appendix that spreads to its other parts. Appendicitis may occur for several reasons, such as an infection of the appendix, but the most important step is the obstruction of the appendiceal lumen.
- Bacterial diseases: Diseases caused by a bacterial infection
- Blastomycosis: A fungal infection caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis and resulting in lung, skin, bone and genitourinary involvement.
- Boil: Infected puseous hair follicle on the skin
- Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
- Breast abscess: The presence of an abscess which has formed within the breast
- Bruising: Bleeding under skin leading to discoloration.
- Cancer: Abnormal overgrowth of body cells.
- Chancroid: An sexually transmitted disease caused by the Haemophilus ducreyi bacteria and is characterized by painful genital ulceration.
- Chronic abscess: hronic abscess occurs in women who are not breastfeeding
- Crohn's disease: Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the digestive system. It is one of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease. The disease can affect any area from the mouth to the anus. It often affects the lower part of the small intestine called the ileum.
- Dental caries: Decay of the teeth
- Dental conditions: Conditions that affect ones dentition
- Diabetes mellitus, transient neonatal: A form of infant diabetes that starts usually in the month of life but then usually disappears within a year. The condition predisposes the infant to diabetes later in life.
- Diabetes-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
- Diverticular Disease: Protrusions of the colon wall (diverticulosis) or their inflammation (diverticulitis)
- Diverticular disease and diverticulitis:
- Fallopian tube symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female fallopian tubes
- Flavimonas oryzihabitans: A very rare bacterial infection that is most likely to occur in immunocompromised patients or through the use of catheters. Flavimonas oryzihabitans was previous known as Pseudomonas oryzihabitans.
- Folliculitis: An inflammatory reaction which occurs in the follicles
- Gnathostoma Infection: Infection with a type of round worm (Gnathostoma spinigerum and Gnathostoma hispidum). Infection typically occurs through eating undercooked fish or poultry containing the roundworm larvae or by drinking contaminated water. The symptoms are determined by which tissues the worms migrate through. The worms tend to migrate mainly through the skin.
- HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
- Immune deficiency conditions: Any of various diseases that suppress the immune system.
- Infection: Infections as a symptom.
- Kraemer syndrome: A rare disorder caused by an abscess in the sclera which results in eye problems.
- Loiasis: A disease caused by the Loa Loa eye worm which work there way through the skin to the eye where they cause irritation and congestion.
- Melioidosis: Bacterial infection from soil or water.
- Mycobacterium haemophilum: A form of mycobacterium
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Nevus Comedonicus: A rare condition characterized by the development of large comedones which can occur in groups or linear arrangements. If it is associated with other congenital malformations, it is called Nevus comedonicus syndrome.
- Nevus comedonicus syndrome: A rare condition characterized by the development of large comedones which can occur in groups or linear arrangements. The skin lesions tend to occur mainly on the face, neck, arms and trunk. If it is associated with other congenital malformations, it is called a syndrome. There are a variety of possible malformations that can occur in the syndromic form e.g. skeletal defects, brain anomalies and eye problems such as cataracts.
- Nocardiosis: A rare infectious disease caused by the bacteria Nocardia asteroides which primarily affects the lung but may also involve the brain, soft tissues and other organs.
- Osteomyelitis: An infection that occurs in bone
- Parasitic appendicitis: Appendicitis is inflammation of the inner lining of the vermiform appendix that spreads to its other parts. Appendicitis may occur for several reasons, with parasitic diseases being one of the causes.
- Prostatic tuberculosis: Tuberculous prostatitis must be viewed as a systemic disease, and the treatment is primarily medical. Hospitalization is usually unnecessary but may be required to treat noncompliant patients.
- Pus: White or yellow oozing fluid
- Sebaceous cyst: Cyst producing sebum.
- Sepsis: The presence of microorganisms in the blood circulation
- Septicemia: A systemic inflammatory response to an infection.
- Sialadenitis: Inflammation of a salivary gland.
- Sigmoid diverticulitis: Colonic diverticulitis is a condition resulting from the perforation of a colonic diverticulum which leads to inflammatory changes occurring mainly in the pericolic structures.
- Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Skin ulcer: The occurrence of an ulcer that is located on the skin
- Sores: Sores affecting the skin.
- Staphylococcal infection: Any infection caused by the bacteria staphylococcal
- Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
- The clap: A sexually transmitted infection by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
- Ulcer: The sloughing of necrotic inflammatory tissue causing a local defect in the surface of an organ or tissue
- Ulcerative colitis: Ulcerative colitis (Colitis ulcerosa, UC) is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Ulcerative colitis is a form of colitis, a disease of the intestine, specifically the large intestine or colon, that includes characteristic ulcers, or open sores, in the colon.
- Wound Infection: Infection of a skin wound.
- Xanthogranulomatous sialadenitis: A form of salivary gland inflammation and obstruction.
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