Disease Information for Furunculosis, nasal

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Face Pain
Prominent Nose
Nasal pain
Nose blocked/stuffy
Nose blocked/unilateral
Nose tenderness/cartilage
Runny nose/rhinorrhea
Snoring
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cavernous sinus thrombosis
Cerebral Sinus Venosis Thrombus Phlebitis
Cutaneous Infection
Epistaxis/nosebleed
Furunculosis, nasal
Nasal obstruction
Periorbital cellulitis
Rhinitis/secondary, non specific
Skin infections
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Tracheonasal/larynx/pharynx (category)
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Antibiotic ointment/unction
RX/Anti-staph/synthetic penicillin
RX/Cephalosporin/1st generation
RX/Methicillin (Staphcillin)
Definition

Nasal furunculosis: Infected Hair Follicle; Staphylococcus most common; Pain and throbbing at nose: RX Anti-Staphylococcal Antibiotics orally; warm Compresses; Follow-up in 24 hours; Complications: 1. Abscess formation; Chondritis of nasal cartilages; Cavernous Sinus thrombosis; [Adapted Family Practice Notebook 2004]

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