Translation of abscess in Spanish:

abscess

absceso, n.

Pronunciation /ˈabsɛs//ˈabsɪs//ˈæbˌsɛs/

noun

  • 1

    absceso masculine
    • Cerebral abscesses are typically circumscribed lesions with surrounding vasogenic edema.
    • Abscesses can be differentiated from brain tumours because abscesses tend to have smoother edges.
    • Most epidural abscesses are located posteriorly in the thoracic or lumbar spine.
    • Brain abscesses are a medical emergency because they can raise the pressure on the brain to a point that may be fatal.
    • Three cases involved a septic knee joint, and two patients developed subcutaneous abscesses.
    • We also recorded the presence and severity of scabies, abscesses, and fungal lesions.
    • Surgery may be necessary to drain abscesses, debride infected tissue, or stabilize the spine and relieve spinal cord compression.
    • At least 75% of cerebral abscesses are associated with infections elsewhere in the body.
    • A history of fever, chills or urinary tract infection suggests an infected cyst or an abscess.
    • Most brain abscesses occur when infection spreads to the brain from elsewhere in the body, mostly from nearby areas such as the ears.
    • Unlike staphylococci, which tend to cause localised infections such as abscesses, streptococci are essentially organisms that spread.
    • If untreated, jaundice can lead to infection and abscesses in the liver, which can be fatal.
    • Symptoms often depend on whereabouts in the body the abscess occurs.
    • In order to treat a tooth with an abscess your dentist will drain the abscess to release the pressure and relieve pain.
    • A more complicated operation is needed to drain an abscess from inside the body.
    • However, subcutaneous injections can cause abscesses and granulomas.
    • Around 40% of brain abscesses are caused by infections spread from areas nearby in the body, in the nose, throat and ear areas.
    • The neurologist who examined her found and drained an epidural abscess from the lumbar region.
    • Your GP will normally prescribe oral antibiotics to fight the infection before an abscess has a chance to develop.
    • It was felt the likely cause of the abscess was an open lesion from the patient's severe eczema.