suppuration

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suppuration

[‚səp·yə′rā·shən]
(medicine)
Pus formation.
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Before the indication was set, the disease had been treated by different specialists (a gynecologist, a general medicine specialist, a dermatologist, a surgeon, an occupational health specialist) as a typical recurrent skin suppuration. The patients had been treated with various antibiotics, dermatological mixtures, occasional incisions, disinfectants and ointments.
La suppuration d'un carcinome renal necrose a ete rapportee et constitue une circonstance exceptionnelle de decouverte du cancer.
After initial clinical improvement, the patient relapsed, and the lymphadenopathy evolved to suppuration and necrosis.
The complications seen among these children included disabling hearing loss (7%), subpefiosteal mastoid abscess (5%), intracranial suppurations (6%), meningitis (4%), and facial nerve palsy (2%).
Though Huysman had always cultivated an exuberant relish for wounds and lesions and suppurations, here he surpassed himself (and I've translated only a snippet--the passage continues for almost three pages), but his ghoulish pleasure in depicting the insults of the flesh had, almost in spite of himself, a deeper purpose.