Disease Information for Furunculosis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Axilla Mass
Face Pain
Dandruff
Local Rubor/Redness
Reddish nodule/skin
Scalp rash
Skin nodules/Subcutaneous nodules
Subcutaneous nodules
Subcutaneous Nodules in Elderly
Subcutaneous/mass
Tender nodules
Lymphadenopathy Systemic
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Localized Edema Swelling
Malaise
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Athletes Skin Infections
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Benign course/disorder
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Diabetes mellitus
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Acne vulgaris (acne)
Herpes genitalis
Associated Disease & Complications
Carbuncle
Cutaneous Infection
Furunculosis
Skin infections
Staphylococcus aureus infection
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Abscess tendency
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Ampicillin/sublactam (Unasyn)
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Antibiotic ointment/unction
RX/Anti-staph/synthetic penicillin
RX/Cephalosporin/1st generation
RX/Methicillin (Staphcillin)
RX/Nafcillin (Unipen)
Other Treatments
TX/Infection/isolation/quarantine
Definition

An infection where furuncles are present over a period of weeks to months. Species of STAPHYLOCOCCUS are usually the causative agents.

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