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pustule

 [pus´tūl]
a small, elevated, circumscribed, pus-containing lesion of the skin.

pus·tule

(pŭs'tyūl),
A circumscribed, superficial elevation of the skin, up to 1 cm in diameter, containing purulent material.
[L. pustula]

pustule

/pus·tule/ (pus´tūl) a small, elevated, circumscribed, pus-containing lesion of the skin.pus´tular

pustule

(pŭs′cho͞ol, pŭs′tyo͞ol)
n.
1. A small inflamed elevation of the skin that is filled with pus; a pimple.
2. A small swelling similar to a blister or pimple.
3. Something likened to an inflamed, pus-filled lesion: "a cool glimpse of green between hot pustules of sooty sprawl" (Nicholas Proffitt).

pustule

[pus′cho̅o̅l]
Etymology: L, pustula
a small circumscribed elevation of the skin containing fluid that is usually purulent. pustular, adj.
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Pustule

pustule

Dermatology A collection of pus, inflammatory debris and often dying/dead microorganisms. See Abscess, Malignant pustule, Spongiform pustule.

pus·tule

(pŭs'tyūl)
A small, circumscribed elevation of the skin, containing purulent material.
[L. pustula]

pustule

A small skin elevation or pimple containing PUS and often forming in a hair follicle. Many, but not all, are caused by skin infection. ACNE pustules are caused by the irritation of SEBUM within the skin.

pustule

a blister-like area on a plant structure from which a fungal fruiting body emerges.

Pustule

A small raised pimple or blister-like swelling of the skin that contains pus.
Mentioned in: Boils, Rosacea

pustule

small, circumscribed, elevated and inflamed skin lesion, with pus at its centre

pus·tule

(pŭs'tyūl)
A circumscribed, superficial elevation of the skin, up to 1 cm in diameter, containing purulent material.
[L. pustula]

pustule (pus´chūl),

n a vesicular lesion containing suppuration rather than clear fluid.

pustule

a small, elevated, circumscribed, pus-containing lesion of the skin or cornea; usually thin-walled and ruptures easily. Cutaneous pustules may be epidermal, intraepidermal or subepidermal. The corneal lesions may be superficial or subcorneal.
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Traits of infection type, latent period, pustule size and pustule density were measured.
She showed some response with early nail regrowth and complete resolution of her ear, elbow, and leg lesions but still had persistent periungual edema and isolated pustules, so the infliximab dose was increased to 8 mg/kg intravenously every 6 weeks.
In plants without pustule, number 25 was considered for statistical analysis.
The rash consists of macules, vesicles, and pustules on the extremities; soles and palms are frequently involved.
DAR, which is also known as "Bai Zhi" in Mandarin Chinese, is an herb that is employed as an ingredient in medicine, cosmetics and food, as well as used in TCM for the treatment of pain, swelling and pustule.
During the examination, location and number of lesions were noted, and the following signs and symptoms were observed: erythema, edema, tenderness, itching, pain, shining skin, desquamation, hyperkeratosis, fissures, pustules, suppuration, ulcers, deformation of the toes (defined as deviation of the normal axis of the toe caused by intense swelling), deformation of nails, loss of nails, and difficulty in walking or gripping.
CHRI's business plan includes distributing DAR and the processed products to exploit a large market in the areas of treatment of pain, swelling and pustule.
A 26-year-old healthy laboratory worker, previously vaccinated against smallpox in childhood, sought treatment in March 2002 with a history of pain followed by the appearance of erythema and a pustule on the left thumb (Figure 1A).
Recherches sur la nature et la constitution anatomique de la pustule maligne.
DAR Industrial's business plan includes distributing DAR and its related products to exploit a large market demand in the areas of treatment of pain, swelling and pustule.
This forces bacteria into the lower parts of the skin with the result that a pustule becomes a big, red swelling which takes ages to go.
The ELISA kit can detect one symptomatic leaf spot caused by Phakopsora species at a very early stage, before formation of a pustule and sporulation.