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Carbuncle

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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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Carbuncle

UMLS

Carbuncle, Carbuncle NOS, Carbuncles

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6 images found for this diagnose localisation: cheek, diagnosis: Carbuncle localisation: cheek, diagnosis: Carbuncle localisation: forehead, diagnosis: Carbuncle localisation: back of neck, diagnosis: Carbuncle diagnosis: Carbuncle diagnosis: Carbuncle