an abscess closely associated with a primary abscess.
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satellite abscessA 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
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sat·el·lite ab·scess(sat'ĕ-līt ab'ses)
A lesion closely associated with a primary abscess.
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