Posts Tagged ‘bacteria’

Folliculitis / Furuncles (Boils) / Carbuncles

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Dr Christophe Hsu – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland What are Folliculitis and Furuncle (Boil) ? Folliculitis is a superficial inflammation of hair follicle (hair pore) caused by bacteria. When the infection affected on hair follicle, it is called a furuncle. When the infection affects several hair follicles and the adjacent tissue, it is called a carbuncle […]

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