Migrating abscess | definition of migrating abscess by Medical dictionary
perforating abscess (redirected from migrating abscess)
an abscess that breaks down tissue barriers to enter adjacent areas.
perforating abscess An abscess in which hydrolytic enzymes–presumably from PMNs–continue to digest tissue on the surface, causing locoregional necrosis
per·fo·rat·ing ab·scess (pĕr'fŏr-āt-ing ab'ses)