Disease Information for Furunculosis/external ear canal

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bleeding from ear
Burning/tingling in ear
Ear pain/otalgia normal drum
Earache
External Ear Pain
Otorrhea/draining ear
Painful/pinna
Plugging of ear
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Mastoiditis
Associated Disease & Complications
Cutaneous Infection
Deafness, conduction type
Furuncle external ear canal/auricular
Skin infections
Deafness Acquired
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/External ear canal involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Ears/accessory (category)
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Infection/Abscess (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Antibiotic ointment/unction
RX/Anti-staph/synthetic penicillin
RX/Cephalosporin/1st generation
RX/Methicillin (Staphcillin)
SX/ENT Surgery
Definition

Inflammation of the hair follicles in the latetal 1/3 of the external auditory meatus .

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