Noun(1) a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
(1) One patient suffered from a painful furuncle , a little walled off ball of pus under the skin, requiring drainage.(2) The furuncle was treated with warm compresses and oral antibiotics.(3) A boil or a furuncle is a bacterial abscess or collection of pus and dead tissues that starts in the hair follicles.(4) A boil or furuncle is an infection of a hair follicle.(5) The furuncle either remains deep and reabsorbs or it will rupture through to the surface of the skin.(6) Initially, the meatus may still be open, however, as the furuncle grows, it becomes occluded.(7) Warm, moist compresses applied to the furuncle help to promote drainage.(8) Generally speaking, the more severe the form of acne and furuncle , the higher the concentration used.(9) Commonly known as an abscess or boil, a furuncle is a tender, erythematous, firm or fluctuant mass of walled-off purulent material, arising from the hair follicle.(10) Antibacterial soaps and topical antibiotics are of little benefit once a furuncle has formed.(11) With time the furuncle fills with pus and frequently softens and drains.(12) Like most small spots or tiny boils, a furuncle is likely to go without any treatment.(13) Furuncles are deep, tender nodules on hair-bearing areas that develop from the coalescence of several infected follicles, just as carbuncles are a collection of several furuncles .(14) Lidocaine hydrochloride can also be injected into the furuncular lesion to facilitate extraction.(15) That patients with recurrent furuncles commonly have underlying diabetes.(16) A 4-year-old girl, who had just arrived from Bolivia, was referred to our Emergency Department, as a result of furunculous lesions on the scalp.
(1) furuncle :: Furunkel
1. boil ::
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