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whitlow

any pussy inflammation of the end of a finger or toe
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That can lead to superinfection with staphylococcus or other bacteria in addition to the herpetic whitlow.
Even worse, a herpetic whitlow mistaken for hand cellulitis usually results in the patient being admitted to a hospital "and gets a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon excited," often leading to an unnecessary procedure, Dr.