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Descriptor English:   Furunculosis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Forunculosis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Furunculose 
Synonyms English:   Furuncles
Furuncle
Furunculoses
Boils  
Tree Number:   C01.252.410.868.820.270
C01.252.825.770.270
C01.539.800.720.770.270
C17.800.838.765.770.270
C22.362.224
Definition English:   A persistent skin infection marked by the presence of furuncles, often chronic and recurrent. In humans, the causative agent is various species of STAPHYLOCOCCUS. In salmonid fish (SALMONIDS), the pathogen is AEROMONAS SALMONICIDA. 
Indexing Annotation English:   consider also CARBUNCLE, also usually caused by Staph (but not malignant carbuncle which = ANTHRAX)
See Related English:   Carbuncle
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification CO complications
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics 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 VI virology
Record Number:   5804 
Unique Identifier:   D005667 

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