When he finally goes to see a dentist, he learns that he has an abscess: the tooth is rotten, threatening to overtake his jaw.
Eight days after the injury an abscess was opened near the tuberosity of the ischium, and the ball was removed from that spot.
At the end of that time an abscess of the lungs was relieved and my cough was cured.
A cyst is usually the result of the abscess having been encapsulated and its wall not having been removed at the first operation.
Mucus and pus (matter such as comes from an abscess) may also be discharged.
This had produced the abscess, and the abscess had caused death.
She laughed with her whole body and soul, and burst the abscess, and was well.
Cases in which a free incision meets with an abscess ready to heal are very uncommon.
This is imperative if the abscess is in the region of joints, etc.
If the pus can be localized an incision should be made and the abscess drained.
abscess ab·scess (āb'sěs')
A collection of pus formed by tissue destruction in an inflamed area of a localized infection.
A cavity that is formed by liquefactive necrosis within solid tissue.
An inflamed area (see inflammation) in the body tissues that is filled with pus.