A collection of pus or purulent matter in any tissue or organ of the body, the result of a morbid process.
a deposit of pus that may occur in various parts of the cat's body as a reaction to infection.
A focal collection of pus resulting from necrosis of tissue, sometimes observed at the site of an injection.
A collection of pus “trapped” anywhere inside the body. Virtually all abscesses need to be incised and drained because this concentrated collection of large numbers of bacteria is resistant to antibiotics.
a localized formation of pus caused by a bacterial infection.
a localized collection of pus and liquefied tissue in a cavity
An area of pus that is surrounded and enclosed by damaged, inflamed tissue.
An accumulation of pus anywhere in the body.
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Localised oral inflammation in the bone , tooth or gum, usually caused by a bacterial infection. Tooth abscesses commonly occur at the end of the root tip and can be the result of decay, trauma or severe gum disease. Symptoms can include pain and/or swelling.
A localized infection of the sensitive tissues within the hoof. Abscesses often cause lameness which usually subsides when they are drained. If not drained intentionally, abscesses often rupture at the coronary band or the bulbs of the heels. a.k.a.: Gravel; Puss Pocket.
A localised collection of pus in a cavity formed by the decay of diseased tissues.
Accumulation of purulent material in tissues, organs, or circumscribed spaces, usually associated with signs of infection.
Localized collection of pus/ liquified tissue in a cavity.
a bacterial caused infection that fills with pus and looks like a sore with a small scab on top
a bacterial infection of the skin that is filled with
a benign (non-cancerous) closed pocket containing pus (a creamy, thick, pale yellow or yellow-green fluid)
a cavity containing pus and surrounded by inflamed tissue, formed as a result of a localized infection
a cavity containing pus, surrounded by a capsule of thickened inflamed tissue which is the usually result of a bacterial infection
a cavity containing pus, surrounded by inflamed tissue that is usually the result of a bacterial infection
a cavity filled with pus
a circumscribed collection of pus appearing in an acute or chronic localized infection, and is associated with tissue destruction and swelling
a circumscribed intra-abdominal collection of pus, usually in proximity to the pancreas, containing little or no pancreatic necrosis, which arises as a consequence of acute pancreatitis or pancreatic trauma
a collection, greater or smaller, of the products of suppuration, pus
a condition where a failing root canal swells up
a local accumulation of pus in an organ
a localized accumulation of pus in a tissue
a localized formation of pus in a cavity
a localized infection which may result in pain, tissue damage, septicemia and death
a localized pocket of infection (ie
a localized pocket of pus caused by infection from bacteria
an accumulation of pus that can result from an infec tion in any part of the body
an area in the body's tissue that is filled with infection and surrounded by inflammation
a natural defense mechanism in which the body attempts to localize an infection and "wall off" the microorganisms so that they cannot spread throughout the body
an encapsulated collection of pus found deep within tissues, organs, and confined places
an encapsulated inflammation in healthy tissue
an enclosed collection of liquefied tissue, known as pus, somewhere in the body
an enclosed infection filled with pus
an extremely localized infection which is generally walled off within the hoof capsule
an infected area of tissue that contains pus
an infected area swollen with pus
an infected area with pus that can cause swelling and destroy tissue
an infected area with pus that swells and destroys tissue
an infected pocket of pus within the pancreas and is usually seen in the most severe cases
an infected pocket under the skin and they are a rare problem
an infected region in the gum line or in a tooth that the body walls off to prevent spread of the bacteria
an infected skin nodule containing pus
an infection and if left untreated for very long can result in systemic illness
an infection inside a cavity in the body
an infection of the skin or deeper tissues, usually containing pus
an infection, usually from a bite, in which fluid has collected
a place of accumulation of the creamy white, yellow, or greenish fluid, known as pus, surrounded by reddened tissue
a pocket full of bacteria
a pocket of bacterial infection, which in snakes may appear as a firm lump
a pocket of infected material, or pus, consisting of bacteria or other organisms, as well as red and white blood cells
a pocket of infection that contains pus
a pocket of pus beneath the skin or within the tissues
a primary infection of the gland by pathogenic bacteria
a pus-filled area, like a boil under the skin
a pus-filled hollow space that can appear on the skin or inside the body
a pus filled infection of an animal
a pus filled infection that once drained and treated will be fine
a pus -filled pocket situated within animal tissues surrounded by a wall or scar tissue
a pus-filled pocket that forms at the end of the roots of the tooth
a pus filled sore on the skin
a pus-filled sore, usually caused by a bacterial infection
a pus-pocket inside a closed space
a pustular infection walled off by the body's defense system
a relatively thick-walled cavity, in contrast to a pneumatocele which is usually a thin-walled radiolucent area
a sac or lump that contains pus
a severe infection
a sign of infection and is usually swollen and inflamed
a situation in which an inflamed pouch may develop a tear, allowing intestinal waste to leak out and spread infection in the colon wall
a tender, erythematous, firm or fluctuant (exhibiting wave- like motion on palpation) mass of walled- off purulent material
a tender, hot swelling somewhere on the body
a tender mass filled with pus from an infection
a type of infection that causes a build up fluid at the tip of the root, placing pressure in the mouth
a walled off area which contains dead tissues and microorganisms
a walled-off pocket of infection, which contains infecting bacteria, in order to stop them spreading throughout the body - a potentially lethal situation
A hole in the tooth or gum tissue filled with pus as the result of infection. Its swelling exerts pressure on the surrounding tissues, causing pain
a local accumulation of pus in the deeper layers of the skin which tends to drain to the surface.
Pus that has collected and formed into a pocket. In Crohn's disease this can also refer to a fistula that has tracked into the abdominal cavity, sometimes developing an infection.
A serious infection either at the tip of the root or at the side of the tooth involving the gum tissue
A localized infection at the end of a tooth root. A periodontal abscess is an infection of the gums containing pus.
a swelling caused by an an infection resulting in a pus filled hole
Accumulation of pus enclosed anywhere in the body.
the formation of a sac of bacteria. Symptoms are swelling pain, throbbing, and sensation of heat
A walled-off wound, usually infected with Streptococcus.
localized collection of pus; may form in the abdominal cavity or rectal area in Crohn's disease
An infection of the jaw bone due to either dead pulp in the tooth or a periodontal pocket around the tooth.
An infection caused by severe decay, trauma or gum disease. It may involve pain and swelling.
Infection which has formed a pocket of pus.
a localized collection of pus caused by suppuration buried in tissues, organs, or confined spaces. See also septic foci.angulus venosus.
a swelling with a collection of pus around a tooth due to infection of a tooth or its surrounding tissues.
a hole filled with pus that forms as a result of a local infection.
localized collection of pus due to disintegration or displacement of tissue
A localized inflammation in the bone or soft tissue, usually caused by an infection.
A collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue.
An area of swelling surrounding an infection caused by bacteria around a tooth or jaw problem.
a localized collection of pus in tissues, organs or confined spaces usually due to an infection.
a pocket of infection beneath the sole.
Localized collection of pus in a cavity which may form in any tissue.
An infection of a tooth or the gum and bone tissue surrounding the tooth.
An infected wound that has pus in it.
a pocket or collection of pus caused by infection.
A walled-off pocket of pus caused by infection.
A localized inflammation resulting from a pocket of pus or infection in the bone or soft tissue.
a localized collection of pus in any body part, caused by a bacterial infection
an isolated accumulation of pus associated with a localized infection. Abscesses may result in tissue destruction, pain and swelling; severe abscesses may require surgical drainage.
A confined collection of pus.
a swollen or inflamed area of body tissue in which pus gathers.
infection caused by severe tooth decay, trauma or gum disease.
A collection of Pus caused by an infection in a closed space.
an accumulation of pus in a body tissue, usually caused by a bacterial infection
An infection which produces pus and can be the result of a blister, callus, or laceration.
A localized collection of pus in tissues, organs, or confined spaces. Usually caused by an infection.
A swollen area within the body tissue, containing an accumulation of pus (dead white blood cells). Forms due to local bacterial infection.
A swollen area within the tissues contains an accumulation of pus.
A swelling in a body tissue, filled with pus and often containing a disease organism.
an infection of a tooth and/or gum
A localized cavity of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue formed as the result of an infection. An abscess can develop in tissues, organs or other confined spaces within the body.
(AB-sess) ( listen) Localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue
Acute or chronic, localized inflammation, with a collection of pus, associated with tissue destruction and, frequently, swelling, usually secondary to infection.
n. A Collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body.
Abscess is a local accumulation of pus anywhere in the body.
A collection of pus. Usually forms because of infection.
a localized collection of pus, contained in a cavity
A pocket of infection on the bowel wall or outside the bowel wall near a portion of diseased bowel tissue. Abscesses cause high fever and pain.
A walled-off lesion filled with pus.
An infection of a tooth, soft tissue or bone
a swelling containing pus.
A localized acumulation of pus caused by an infection.
A localized collection of pus in a cavity formed by the disintegration of tissues.
A closed pocket containing pus. Some abscesses are easily diagnosed clinically, as they are painful and may "point out" such that pus becomes visible, but deep and chronic abscesses may just look like a TUMOR clinically and require biopsy to distinguish them from neoplasm.
Pus-filled pocket surrounded by inflamed tissue. (see Dental Health).
a localized collection of pus and inflammation
an infected, inflamed area containing pus, usually caused by problem tooth.
a local infection resulting in the collection of pus under pressure. A dental abscess may be caused by severe decay, trauma, or gum disease and will be characterized by swelling and pain. If an abscess ruptures, it will be accompanied by sudden relief from pain and a foul taste in the mouth.
A localized collection of pus caused by suppuration burried in tissues, organs or confined spaces. Acute bronchitis
infection caused by severe decay, trauma, or gum disease. You may have pain and swelling.
A closed pocket of tissue containing pus (a creamy, thick, pale yellow or yellow-green fluid that comes from dead tissue); most commonly caused by a bacterial infection.
An abscess is a collection of pus in an area
A collection of pus in any part of the body.
A localized collection of pus in a cavity. [Click Here to Return to List
A localized collection of pus in part of the body, formed by tissue disintegration and surrounded by an inflamed area. In cats, these are commonly the result of bites or scratches occurring from fighting and, if left untreated, can be fatal.
A collection of pus (infection) that is enclosed in an organ or other tissue in the body. In Crohn's disease, abscesses are seen in the intestines or in the fistulas that form between the intestines and other organs. They are usually treated with a combination of antibiotics and surgical drainage.
A pocket of pus that forms as the body's defenses attempt to wall off infection-causing germs.
A pus mass, caused by an infection, that builds up and may burst.
pus-filled, inflamed area around a tooth
A localized collection of pus characterized by pain and swelling, sometimes caused by bite wounds
infection caused by severe decay, gum disease or trauma.
A localized collection of pus within a damaged tissue.
An abscess is a collection of pus formed by the disintegration of tissues.
An abscess is a localised collection of pus.
A localized collection of pus anywhere in the body, surrounded and walled off by damaged and inflamed tissues.
A local accumulation of pus anywhere in the body. The following are some examples of abscesses: A skin abscess is better known as a common boil; peritonsillar abscess is a persistent collection of pus behind the tonsils; and perianal abscess is a pool of pus that forms next to the anus, often causing considerable tenderness and swelling in that area and pain on sitting down and on defecating.
A pus-filled cavity.
An infection in a pocket of tissue just under the skin, usually caused by a cat bite. Appears as a lump or swelling, usually on the cat's head, tail or back.
A localized infection consisting of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue.
A localized infection in the bone or soft gum tissues, usually at the end of the root tip. Treated with antibiotics and possibly a root canal, performed by an endodontist.
localized collection of pus in a cavity (pocket) caused by the disintegration or displacement of tissue due to bacterial infection find all NHC pages containing: abscess
An abscess is a lump containing pus, which is made by the body during infection.
A collection of pus enclosed by damaged and inflamed tissues.
A swollen, inflamed area where pus gathers.
A localized collection of pus in the skin or other body tissue caused by infection.