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37.4% of the posts that mention Phlegmon also mention Abscess (37 posts)

Abscess

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abscess is a collection of pus (dead neutrophils) that has accumulated in a cavity formed by the tissue in which the pus resides due to an infection process (usually caused by bacteria or parasites) or other foreign materials (e.g., splinters, bullet wounds, or injecting needles). It is a imm... Read more on Wikipedia

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Phlegmon

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Phlegmon is a spreading diffuse inflammation process with formation of suppurative/purulent exudate or pus. This is the result of acute purulent inflammation which is due to bacterial infection. An example would be phlegmon of diverticulitis. In this case a patient would present to the emergen... Read more on Wikipedia
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37 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
scan revealed that my phlegmon, obstruction and abscess are...
...I was diagnosed with Crohn's this past ...onset (i'd never had any problems before). I have been on zosyn and TPN ...scan revealed that my phlegmon, obstruction and abscess are resolved! SO t...
Lizann, I believe that would be phlegmon. Margaret ...
Lizann, I believe that would be phlegmon. Margaret 09/12/01 04:41PM .....CT of the abdomen ...muscle, but there was no abscess. I just cannot think at...
I have from previous fistulae, abscesses and phlegmon....
...a stricture that I have from previous fistulae, abscesses and phlegmon. Right now, my doctors have ...the choice would you do Remicade/Humira over this resection procedure?...
not spiking so not a serious infection like an abscess or...
...gets worse a course of CIPRO/FLAGYL usually cleasr it up. Temp is low and not spiking so not a serious infection like an abscess or phlegmo...
and a phlegmon are pretty much the same thing. Neither...
an abscess and a phlegmon are pretty much the same thing. Neither are very likely if youbactually arent...
mass ccan be an abscess or phlegmon secondary to a ruptured...
...the mass ccan be an abscess or phlegmon secondary to a ruptured appendix....
the difference between a phlegmon and an abscess is an...
Hey Kelly, I think the difference between a phlegmon and an abscess is an abcess is a defined pocket of pus whereas a phlegmon is diffuse, that is it...
small abscess/phlegmon and large area of cellulitis?...
How common is it to have a relatively small abscess/phlegmon and large area of cellulitis? Does that point you toward a particular bug? I had a pt with definite R thigh...
Diagnosis is Phlegmon or Abscess which may compress...
...the other possible Diagnosis is Phlegmon or Abscess which may compress airway structure, ...drainage of a retropharyngeal space abscess and do not recover as...
a perf but no associated phlegmon or abscess go to surgery....
...Pain for one day with a perf but no associated phlegmon or abscess go to surgery. Days of pain with abscesses/ugly phlegmons get abx /- drain and avoid immediate surgery....
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