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Descriptor English: Carbuncle
Descriptor Spanish: Ántrax
Descriptor ántrax
Entry term(s) forunculosis multifocal por Staphylococcus aureus
forunculosis por Staphylococcus aureus
Scope note: Infección del tejido cutáneo y subcutáneo consistente en un conglomerado de forúnculos. Generalmente el microorganismo causal es STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS. El ántrax produce fiebre, leucocitosis, dolor extremo y postración.
Descriptor Portuguese: Carbúnculo
Descriptor French: Anthrax
Entry term(s): Carbuncles
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
SP4.012.148.199
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002270
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.
Annotation: usually caused by Staph; malignant carbuncle = ANTHRAX
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Related: Furunculosis MeSH
DeCS ID: 2311
Unique ID: D002270
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1994/02/08
Carbuncle - Preferred
Concept UI M0003412
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.
Preferred term Carbuncle
Entry term(s) Carbuncles



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