pustule


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pustule

1. a small inflamed elevated area of skin containing pus
2. any small distinct spot resembling a pimple or blister

Pustule

 

a vesicle with purulent contents that appears on the skin in some dermatoses and infectious diseases of man. Pustules may be superficial, developing within the epidermis, or beneath the epidermis, often in a hair follicle or sebaceous gland and including the skin as well. Scars remain after the healing of deep pustules.

pustule

[′pəs·chül]
(medicine)
A small, circumscribed, pus-filled elevation on the skin.
(plant pathology)
A blisterlike mark on a leaf due to rupture of surface tissues overlying spore masses of a parasitic fungus.
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Two month old male, German Shepherd pup was presented with symptoms of development of pustules and erosions on abdomen.
Clinical pathologic findings were classified as follows: acute inflammation or painful lesion surrounded by erythema, edema, and tenderness; chronic inflammation, edema, tenderness, shining skin with or without desquamation, or deformation of digits; superinfection, presence of pustules, suppuration, or ulcers; and physical disability, difficulty in walking, or gripping (if lesions were located on the hands), based on patients' statements that pain restricted their movements.
Papulopustular rosacea is defined as a skin disease with prolonged flush, persistent erythema and repeating papules or pustules accompanied with drying, itching and burning sensations of the affected skin.
The mentioned traits were noted after appearance of the first pustule on the leaves.
If irritated, a papule or red bump results, followed by a pustule, and finally an abscess.
The vesicle center becomes depressed and progresses to a well-formed pustule by the eighth or ninth day.
Disease infection type was scored by pustule type on each plant with 0 = no macroscopic sign of infection and 4 = large uredinia and abundant sporulation.
That's where this giant pustule forms on the crack of your ass and when it bursts open all this stinky butt-puss comes out.
On the sixth and eighth days, her pustule fluid and urine cultures grew E.
While the others regarded this throbbing mozzie-bite pustule with growing hilarity, I could see the panic in Pricey's eyes and dispatched her to the pharmacy.
Culture and sensitivity testing of pustule revealed no bacterial growth after 72 hours after incubation.
Spores of this pathotype were provided by pathology section of grain department in karj seeds, sapling preparation and amendment research institute after infection of the embryos with mentioned pathotype the latent period, infection type, pustule density and pustule size were measured and compared.