Tuberculous Abscess


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Tuberculous Abscess

 

(also cold abscess, scrofulous abscess, or strumous abscess), a circumscribed accumulation of pus unaccompanied by acute inflammatory reaction. It is found in tuberculosis of bones and joints.

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Biopsy of a suspected tuberculous abscess should be undertaken with caution.
Mammary tuberculosis: Percutaneous treatment of mammary tuberculous abscess.