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Furunculosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Furunculosis
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.410.868.951.270
C01.150.252.819.770.270
C01.800.720.770.270
C17.800.838.765.770.270
C22.362.224
Unique ID
D005667
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005667
Annotation
consider also CARBUNCLE, also usually caused by Staph (but not malignant carbuncle which = ANTHRAX)
Scope Note
A persistent skin infection marked by the presence of furuncles, often chronic and recurrent. In humans, the causative agent is various species of STAPHYLOCOCCUS. In salmonid fish (SALMONIDS), the pathogen is AEROMONAS SALMONICIDA.
Entry Term(s)
Boils
Furuncles
NLM Classification #
WR 235
See Also
Carbuncle
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Furunculosis Preferred
Boils Related
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