From Citizendium
Jump to navigation Jump to search
This article is developing and not approved.
Main Article
Related Articles  [?]
Bibliography  [?]
External Links  [?]
Citable Version  [?]
A definition or brief description of Abscess.

Accumulation of purulent material in tissues, organs, or circumscribed spaces, usually associated with signs of infection.

This definition is at least in part based on: Anonymous (2023), Abscess (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.