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Furuncle/Carbuncle

Furuncle/Carbuncle is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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PATHOGENS

  • Staphylococcus aureus
    • Cutaneous abscesses may be polymicrobial while true furuncles and carbuncles are almost always due solely to S. aureus.
    • Furuncle pathophysiology differs from routine abscesses (e.g., peri-rectal, breast) as it is based about hair follicle.

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Last updated: April 4, 2016

Citation

Auwaerter, Paul. "Furuncle/Carbuncle." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2016. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540235/all/Furuncle_Carbuncle.
Auwaerter P. Furuncle/Carbuncle. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2016. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540235/all/Furuncle_Carbuncle. Accessed July 19, 2019.
Auwaerter, P. (2016). Furuncle/Carbuncle. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540235/all/Furuncle_Carbuncle
Auwaerter P. Furuncle/Carbuncle [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2016. [cited 2019 July 19]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540235/all/Furuncle_Carbuncle.
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