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Furunculosis

MedGen UID:
42118
Concept ID:
C0016867
Disease or Syndrome

Definition

A skin condition that is characterized by recurring furuncles, lesions primarily caused by staphylococcus aureus infection of the hair follicles and surrounding skin. Furunculosis occurs more frequently in persons with immune systems disorders than in the general population. [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVFurunculosis

Professional guidelines

PubMed

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Recent clinical studies

Etiology

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Castro MCR, Ramos-E-Silva M
Clin Dermatol 2018 Mar-Apr;36(2):188-196. Epub 2017 Oct 3 doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2017.10.010. PMID: 29566923
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Bernard P
Curr Opin Infect Dis 2008 Apr;21(2):122-8. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0b013e3282f44c63. PMID: 18317033
Scheinfeld NS
Clin Dermatol 2004 Jul-Aug;22(4):303-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2004.01.001. PMID: 15475230

Diagnosis

Lin HS, Lin PT, Tsai YS, Wang SH, Chi CC
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2021 Feb 26;2(2):CD013099. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013099.pub2. PMID: 33634465Free PMC Article
Marques SA, Abbade LPF
An Bras Dermatol 2020 Jul-Aug;95(4):407-417. Epub 2020 May 16 doi: 10.1016/j.abd.2020.04.003. PMID: 32507327Free PMC Article
Haitz K, Ly A, Smith G
Cutis 2019 Jan;103(1):38-42. PMID: 30758334
Castro MCR, Ramos-E-Silva M
Clin Dermatol 2018 Mar-Apr;36(2):188-196. Epub 2017 Oct 3 doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2017.10.010. PMID: 29566923
Brown TJ, Rosen T, Orengo IF
South Med J 1998 Dec;91(12):1107-14. doi: 10.1097/00007611-199812000-00003. PMID: 9853721

Therapy

Lin HS, Lin PT, Tsai YS, Wang SH, Chi CC
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Castro MCR, Ramos-E-Silva M
Clin Dermatol 2018 Mar-Apr;36(2):188-196. Epub 2017 Oct 3 doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2017.10.010. PMID: 29566923
Happle R, König A
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Brown TJ, Rosen T, Orengo IF
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Chan KL, Soo G, van Hasselt CA
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Prognosis

Shamim H, Riemer C, Weenig R, Sokumbi O, Sciallis G, McEvoy M, Mischke D, Comfere N
Am J Dermatopathol 2021 Feb 1;43(2):85-92. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000001698. PMID: 33492839
Miller K, Hunt R, Chu J, Meehan S, Stein J
Dermatol Online J 2011 Oct 15;17(10):28. PMID: 22031654
Brook I
Int J Surg 2008 Aug;6(4):328-38. Epub 2007 Jul 15 doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2007.07.001. PMID: 17720643
Scheinfeld NS
Clin Dermatol 2004 Jul-Aug;22(4):303-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2004.01.001. PMID: 15475230
Brown TJ, Rosen T, Orengo IF
South Med J 1998 Dec;91(12):1107-14. doi: 10.1097/00007611-199812000-00003. PMID: 9853721

Clinical prediction guides

Shamim H, Riemer C, Weenig R, Sokumbi O, Sciallis G, McEvoy M, Mischke D, Comfere N
Am J Dermatopathol 2021 Feb 1;43(2):85-92. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000001698. PMID: 33492839
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Clin Dermatol 2018 Mar-Apr;36(2):188-196. Epub 2017 Oct 3 doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2017.10.010. PMID: 29566923
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Recent systematic reviews

Marra P, Colacurcio V, De Luca P, Bisogno A, Calvanese M, Scarpa A, Ralli M, De Vincentiis M, Camaioni A, Salzano FA
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