Phlegmon is a spreading diffuse inflammatory process with formation of suppurative/purulent exudate or pus. This is the result of acute purulent inflammation which is due to bacterial infection. An example would be phlegmon of diverticulitis. In this case a patient would present to the emergency de...
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An inflammatory swelling such as a boil or abscess
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Phleg'mon noun [ Latin phlegmone , phlegmon , inflammation beneath the skin, Greek ..., from ... to burn: confer French phlegmon .] (Medicine) Purulent inflammation of the cellular or areolar tissue.
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1. <dermatology> A spreading, diffuse inflammatory reaction to infection with microaerophilic streptococci, which forms a suppurative or gangrenous and undermining lesion that may extend into deep subcutaneous tissues and muscles, creating multiple small pockets of pus. ... Synonym: phlegmonou...
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(fleg´mon) old term for a type of acute subcutaneous inflammation, sometimes with abscess; various conditions are still referred to using the adjective phlegmonous. pancreatic phlegmon a solid, swollen, inflamed mass of pancreatic tissue occurring as a complication of acute pancreat...
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• (n.) Purulent inflammation of the cellular or areolar tissue.
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phlegmon, phlegmonous 1. A spreading, diffuse inflammatory reaction to infection with microaerophilic streptococci, that forms a suppurative or gangrenous and undermining lesion that may extend into deep subcutaneous tissues and muscles, creating multiple small pockets of pus. 2. A solid, swollen, i...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: fleg′mŏn Definitions: 1. Spreading inflammation resulting from streptococcal infection that may extend beneath the skin and muscles and may produce pus or gangrene.
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1) An inflammatory swelling such as a boil or abscess
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