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Descriptor English:   Carbuncle 
Descriptor Spanish:   Ántrax 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Carbúnculo 
Synonyms English:   Carbuncles  
Tree Number:   C01.252.410.868.820.270.200
C01.252.825.770.270.200
C01.539.800.720.770.270.200
C17.800.838.765.770.270.200
SP4.001.012.148.199
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   usually caused by Staph; malignant carbuncle = ANTHRAX
See Related English:   Furunculosis
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   2311 
Unique Identifier:   D002270 

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