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Carbuncle MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Carbuncle
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.410.868.951.270.200
C01.150.252.819.770.270.200
C01.800.720.770.270.200
C17.800.838.765.770.270.200
Unique ID
D002270
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002270
Annotation
usually caused by Staph; malignant carbuncle = ANTHRAX
Scope Note
An 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.
NLM Classification #
WR 235
See Also
Furunculosis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Carbuncle Preferred
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