[ UK /ˈæbsɛs/ ]
[ US /ˈæbˌsɛs/ ]
  1. symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue
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  • *Although the link between microorganisms and infection was yet to be established, the connection between pus—purulence—and sepsis, fever, and death, often arising from an abscess or wound, was well known to Bennett. The Emperor of All Maladies
  • Can You Pop an Abscessed Tooth?
  • The roasted fruit is emollient and used as a poultice in the treatment of gumboils, dental abscesses etc.
  • A tame rabbit was brought in with a large abscess about the size of an egg on its cheek.
  • This will involve placing a small rubber tube called a catheter in the abscess to drain out the fluid.
  • In cerebritis, or inflammation of the interior of the brain, there is a tendency to softening and suppuration and the formation of abscesses. Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
  • The radiologic impression was that the lesions represented splenic abscesses, and the patient subsequently underwent a splenectomy.
  • The patient described in this report had every major complication of Caroli disease, including recurrent cholangitis, liver abscess, biliary lithiasis, and cholangiocarcinoma.
  • Splenic abscess is a rare and potentially life - threatening disease.
  • The staph infection was related to the blood infection, which abscessed, which is how Sports News : CBSSports.com
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