Medical Definition of Carbunculosis

1. A Staphylococcal skin infection which involves a hair follicle, often referred to as a boil or a furuncle. A group of boils is known as a carbuncle. Symptoms and findings include a tender pea-sized (or larger), red nodule, may ooze pus or weep. Treatment includes warm, wet compresses several times a day. Oral or topical antibiotics may be indicated in some cases. (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carbunculosis

carboxyprothrombin
carboxysomal
carboxysome
carboxysomes
carboy
carboyed
carboys
carbromal
carbs
carbuncle
carbuncled
carbuncles
carbuncular
carbunculation
carbunculations
carbunculosis (current term)
carburation
carburations
carburet
carburetant
carburetants
carbureted
carbureting
carburetion
carburetions
carburetor
carburetors
carburets
carburetted
carburetted hydrogen

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