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A local accumulation of pus anywhere in the body. The following are some examples of abscesses: A skin abscess is better known as a common boil; A peritonsillar abscess is a persistent collection of pus behind the tonsils; and A perianal abscess is a pool of pus that forms next to the anus, often causing considerable tenderness and swelling in that [..]
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See: Breast abscess. see also: Breast infection; Mastitis.
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An abscess next to the anus that causes tenderness, swelling, and pain on defecation.
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An abscess behind the tonsils that pushes one of the tonsils toward the uvula (the prominent soft tissue dangling from the back of the palate in the back of the mouth). A peritonsillar abscess is generally very painful and associated with difficulty opening the mouth. If a peritonsillar abscess is untreated, the infection can spread deep into the n [..]
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See: Skin abscess.
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An enclosed collection of pus in tissues, organs, or confined spaces in the body. An abscess is a sign of infection and is usually swollen and inflamed.
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Localized collection of pus in a cavity formed by disintegration of tissues.
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A localized infection, usually a lesion filled with pus. Can be large or small in size.
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An enclosed localized collection of pus formed by the disintegration of tissue within a cavity
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Acute or chronic localized inflammation, probably with a collection of pus, associated with tissue destruction and, frequently, swelling; usually secondary to infection.
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A localized infection consisting of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue.
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a localized collection of pus in a cavity formed by disintegration of tissues.
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in pathology, "collection of pus in some part of the body," 1610s, from Latin abscessus "an abscess" (the Latin word was used in a medical sense by Celsus), literally "a going [..]
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A pus-filled area that affects skin or organs.
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A swelling, caused by a build up of pus, that is located within the body tissue.
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symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue (abscessed) infected and filled with pus; "an abscessed tooth" An abscess is a collection of [..]
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n. A Collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body.
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Localized collection of pus in a cavity which may form in any tissue.
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often a blister-like or centralized wound that frequently grows in size as the infection progresses. An abscess in one's brain can demonstrate several neurological side effects such as headaches [..]
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abscess (pop)
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To dream that you have an abscess which seems to have reached a chronic stage, you will be overwhelmed with misfortune of your own; at the same time your deepest sympathies will be enlisted for the sorrows of others.   
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Symptoms consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue.
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(n) symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue
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  A collection of pus, usually associated with redness, swelling and pain.
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A localized collection of pus in a cavity. [Click Here to Return to List]
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A closed pocket of tissue containing pus (a creamy, thick, pale yellow or yellow-green fluid that comes from dead tissue); most commonly caused by a bacterial infection.
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Pus that collects in a pocket of swollen, red tissue. Often occurs on the surface of the skin.
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A collection of fluid, called pus, located on or in the body that is an immune system response to a foreign body or infective substance. It is characterized by swelling, heat, redness, and pain.
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a swelling in soft tissue filled with pus caused by an infection, such as a boil.
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Collection of pus in cavity (19thC)
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a pus filled area that becomes red, swollen and painful, usually in response to an infection. In people with Crohn's, abscesses may form in the abdomen or in the anal and rectal area.
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An enclosed collection of pus in tissues, organs, or confined spaces in the body. An abscess is a sign of infection and is usually swollen and inflamed.
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A localized collection of pus buried in tissues, organs, or confined spaces of the body, often accompanied by swelling and inflammation and frequently caused by bacteria. The brain, lung, or kidney (f [..]
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An abscess is a collection of pus. Abscesses can happen when your body is fighting germs that cause an infection. White blood cells gather in the place where the germs are and make pus. An abscess can [..]
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A collection of pus contained within a tissue cavity. Abscesses develop due to infections and reactions against foreign bodies. They are in fact a response of the body’s immune system as they try to [..]
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infection caused by severe tooth decay, trauma or gum disease
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Acute or chronic, localized inflammation, with a collection of pus, associated with tissue destruction and, frequently, swelling, usually secondary to infection.
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Acute or chronic, localized inflammation associated with tissue destruction.
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Circumscribed Collections of suppurative material occurring in the spinal or intracranial Epidural Space. The majority of epidural Abscesses occur in the spinal canal and are associated with OSTEOMYEL [..]
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Solitary or multiple Collections of PUS within the liver as a result of Infection by Bacteria, protozoa, or other agents.
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An accumulation of purulent material in the area between the Palatine Tonsil and its capsule.
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Solitary or multiple Collections of PUS within the Lung parenchyma as a result of Infection by Bacteria, protozoa, or other agents.
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Abscess of the Psoas Muscles resulting usually from Disease of the lumbar vertebrae, with the pus descending into the Muscle sheath. The Infection is most commonly tuberculous or staphylococcal.
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Single or multiple areas of PUS due to Bacterial Infection within the hepatic parenchyma. It can be caused by a variety of Bacteria, local or disseminated from Infections elsewhere such as in Appendic [..]
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An accumulation of purulent material in the space between the Pharynx and the CERVICAL VERTEBRAE. This usually results from Suppuration of retropharyngeal Lymph Nodes in Patients with UPPER Respirator [..]
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Accumulation of purulent EXUDATES beneath the Diaphragm, also known as upper Abdominal Abscess. It is usually associated with Peritonitis or postoperative Infections.
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Accumulation of purulent material in Tissues, organs, or circumscribed spaces, usually associated with signs of Infection.
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An Abscess located in the Abdominal Cavity, i.e., the cavity between the Diaphragm above and the Pelvis below. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
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Single or multiple areas of PUS due to Infection by any ameboid protozoa (Amebiasis). A common form is caused by the ingestion of Entamoeba histolytica.
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Acute or chronic Inflammation of Tissues surrounding the apical portion of a Tooth, associated with the collection of pus, resulting from Infection following pulp Infection through a carious lesion or [..]
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A circumscribed collection of purulent exudate in the Brain, due to bacterial and other Infections. The majority are caused by spread of infected material from a focus of Suppuration elsewhere in the [..]
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Accumulation of purulent material in tissues, organs, or circumscribed spaces, usually associated with signs of infection.
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A pocket of pus, usually caused by a bacterial infection.
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An infected swelling, often seen on the tail, head or back of a cat. Usually caused by a cat bite. Affected animals feel ill, go off their food and have high temperatures, so veterinary attention is usually required. The abscess may rupture and pus will leak out.
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  A localized collection of pus characterized by pain and swelling, sometimes caused by bite wounds
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An enclosed collection of pus in tissues, organs, or confined spaces in the body. An abscess is a sign of infection and is usually swollen and inflamed.
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 An accumulation of pus within a capsule or casing.
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When the inside of the mouth gets hurt or irritated, bacteria may enter and cause an infection.. Sometimes you will see a painful swelling filled with pus (a thick, yellowish fluid). If the pus can� [..]
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A localized collection of pus and liquefied tissue in a cavity anywhere in the body.  
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infection caused by severe tooth decay, trauma or gum disease
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A local infection resulting in the collection of pus under pressure. A dental abscess may be caused by severe decay, trauma, or gum disease and will be characterized by swelling and pain. If an absces [..]
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<microbiology, surgery> A localised collection of pus caused by suppuration buried in tissues, organs or confined spaces. Usually due to an infective process. Origin: L. Abscessus, from ab = awa [..]
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A persistent collection of pus behind the tonsil. (12 Dec 1998)
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Medical term for a common boil. (12 Dec 1998)
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Infected fluid collection in a tissue cavity.
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A cavity caused by tissue destruction, usually because of infection, filled with pus and surrounded by inflamed tissue. * *
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An abscess is a collection of pus.
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A cavity containing pus, deep under the skin.
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