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pyogenic

 [pi″o-jen´ik]
producing pus.

py·o·gen·ic

, pyogenetic (pī'ō-jen'ik, -jĕ-net'ik),
Pus-forming; relating to pus formation.
Synonym(s): pyogenous

pyogenic

/pyo·gen·ic/ (-jen´ik) suppurative.

pyogenic

(pī′ə-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Producing pus.

pyogenic

[pī′əjen′ik]
Etymology: Gk, pyon + genein, to produce
pus-producing.

py·o·gen·ic

, pyogenetic , pyogenous (pī'ō-jen'ik, -jĕ-net'ik, pī-ojĕ-nŭs)
Pus-forming; relating to pus formation.

pyogenic

pus-producing.

Pyogenic

Capable of generating pus. Streptococcus, Staphocococcus, and bowel bacteria are the primary pyogenic organisms.
Mentioned in: Abscess, Prickly Heat

py·o·gen·ic

, pyogenetic , pyogenous (pī'ō-jen'ik, -jĕ-net'ik, pī-ojĕ-nŭs)
Pus-forming; relating to pus formation.

pyogenic (pī´əjen´ik),

adj suppu-ration-producing.

pyogenic

producing pus.

pyogenic dermatitis
pyoderma.
pyogenic gingival granuloma
a bright red or blue mass on the gum, caused by chronic inflammation. Composed of vascular granulation tissue.
pyogenic spondylitis
vertebral osteomyelitis.
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Nasal septum giant pyogenic granuloma after a long lasting nasal intubation: Case report.
Knowledge of causative agents of pyogenic infection and their antibiotic sensitivity pattern is very essential for the judicial administration of empirical therapy before culture result are available.
Pyogenic liver abscess is found to be common in 5th decade of life, whereas amoebic liver abscess is common in 3rd decade and 4th decade of life.
In the absence of any other complaints or comorbidities, the patient was taken to surgery with a preliminary diagnosis of pyogenic granuloma.
Pyogenic spondylodiscitis can also occur via direct extension, for instance from penetrating trauma, from adjacent infections in the thorax or abdomen, or from surgical interventions and instrumentation.
However, the coexistence of renal pyogenic lesions with NCS has not previously been reported in literature.
The first case had severe pain and her CRP was very high, leading us to include pyogenic sacroiliitis and spondyloarthritis in her differential diagnosis.
Group B Streptococcus (Streptococcus agalactiae) pyogenic arthritis in nonpregnant adults, " Medicine, vol.
Nearly 90% of abscesses are pyogenic and the mortality rate maybe as high as 14% despite antibiotic treatment [5].
In paraplegic patients commonest cause was tuberculosis of spine followed by degenerative spondylitis, tumors and pyogenic epidural abscess.