satellite abscess

sat·el·lite ab·scess

an abscess closely associated with a primary abscess.
A characteristic multifocal lesion of nocardiosis, in which there is slow, indolent extension of ‘daughter’ abscesses from a central purulent mass, each surrounded by an incomplete fibrotic layer

satellite abscess

A typical multifocal lesion of nocardiosis, in which there is slow, indolent extension of 'daughter' or satellite abscesses from a central purulent mass, each surrounded by an incomplete fibrotic layer

sat·el·lite ab·scess

(sat'ĕ-līt ab'ses)
A lesion closely associated with a primary abscess.
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