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14.10.2014
Phlegmon

Definition


Phlegmon is purulent inflammation of tissue without clear boundaries, causing the destruction of the tissues. This disease often affects the blood and lymph vessels. Phlegmon often cover large areas of skin. Upper and lower limbs are often particularly affected. Doctors distinguish phlegmon breast, scrotum and neck or internal organs.


Symptoms of phlegmon

  • Redness of the skin.
  • Swelling.
  • Pain, fever.
  • Impaired function of the affected body part.
  • Swollen lymph nodes.

 





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