furunculosis


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Related to furunculosis: folliculitis, impetigo

fu·run·cu·lo·sis

 (fyo͝o-rŭng′kyə-lō′sĭs)
n.
A skin condition characterized by the development of recurring boils.

[Latin fūrunculus, furuncle; see furuncle + -osis.]

furunculosis

(fjʊˌrʌŋkjʊˈləʊsɪs)
n
1. (Pathology) a skin condition characterized by the presence of multiple boils
2. (Zoology) an infectious ulcerative disease of salmon and trout caused by the bacterium Aeromonas salmonicida

fu•run•cu•lo•sis

(fyʊˌrʌŋ kyəˈloʊ sɪs)

n.
a condition or disease characterized by the presence of boils.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.furunculosis - acute skin disease characterized by the presence of many furuncles
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
Translations

fu·run·cu·lo·sis

n. furunculosis, condición que resulta por la presencia de furúnculos.
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37] mention that genus Aeromonas sp causes furunculosis and hemorrhagic septicemia in skin, this coincides with Calvo et al.
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The differential diagnosis takes into consideration infected acne, furunculosis, "cat scratch disease", cellulitis, cutaneous blastomycosis, epidermoid cyst, erysipelas, granuloma inguinale and lymphogranuloma venereum.
Similar improvements in neutrophil function, and dramatic clinical recoveries, were seen in patients with recurrent furunculosis (boils), on a dose of 1,000 mg per day.
All dogs in this study showed generalized lesions including alopecia, erythema, folliculitis, comedone, papule, nodules, cellulitis, ulcers, crusted papules, hyper pigmentation, erosions, furunculosis, scale formation, alopecia, pain and edema, pustule with oozing of purulent discharge, matting of hair with scab formation and itching.