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Carbuncle
MeSH HeadingCarbuncle
Tree NumberC01.252.410.868.820.270.200
Tree NumberC01.252.825.770.270.200
Tree NumberC01.539.800.720.770.270.200
Tree NumberC17.800.838.765.770.270.200
Annotationusually caused by Staph; malignant carbuncle = ANTHRAX
Scope NoteAn 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.
See AlsoFurunculosis
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SU TH TM UR US VE VI
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD002270


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses [C01]
   Bacterial Infections [C01.252]
      Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections [C01.252.410]
         Staphylococcal Infections [C01.252.410.868]
            Staphylococcal Skin Infections [C01.252.410.868.820]
               Furunculosis [C01.252.410.868.820.270]
Carbuncle [C01.252.410.868.820.270.200]

 
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses [C01]
   Bacterial Infections [C01.252]
      Skin Diseases, Bacterial [C01.252.825]
         Staphylococcal Skin Infections [C01.252.825.770]
            Furunculosis [C01.252.825.770.270]
Carbuncle [C01.252.825.770.270.200]

 
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses [C01]
   Infection [C01.539]
      Skin Diseases, Infectious [C01.539.800]
         Skin Diseases, Bacterial [C01.539.800.720]
            Staphylococcal Skin Infections [C01.539.800.720.770]
               Furunculosis [C01.539.800.720.770.270]
Carbuncle [C01.539.800.720.770.270.200]

 
Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases [C17]
   Skin Diseases [C17.800]
      Skin Diseases, Infectious [C17.800.838]
         Skin Diseases, Bacterial [C17.800.838.765]
            Staphylococcal Skin Infections [C17.800.838.765.770]
               Furunculosis [C17.800.838.765.770.270]
Carbuncle [C17.800.838.765.770.270.200]

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