TITLE

sycosis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2121
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "sycosis" is presented. It is a chronic inflammation of the hair follicles. The patient affected by this chronic inflammation has inflammation of hairy areas of the body marked by an aggregation of papules and pustules, each of which is pierced by a hair. The pustules dry to form yellow-brown crusts.
ACCESSION #
21247546

 

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