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Descriptor English: Furunculosis
Descriptor Spanish: Forunculosis
Descriptor forunculosis
Entry term(s) forúnculos
Scope note: Infección cutánea persistente caracterizada por la presencia de forúnculos, a menudo crónicos y recurrentes. En los seres humanos, los microorganismos que la producen son diversas especies de STAPHYLOCOCCUS. En los SALMÓNIDOS, el microorganismo patógeno es AEROMONAS SALMONICIDA.
Descriptor Portuguese: Furunculose
Descriptor French: Furonculose
Entry term(s): Boils
Furuncles
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
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005667
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.
Annotation: consider also CARBUNCLE, also usually caused by Staph (but not malignant carbuncle which = ANTHRAX)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
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
VI virology
Related: Carbuncle MeSH
DeCS ID: 5804
Unique ID: D005667
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/27
Furunculosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0008903
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.
Preferred term Furunculosis
Boils - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0008904
Preferred term Boils
Entry term(s) Furuncles



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