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Describe the features of a carbuncle.?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Giant pimple

A carbuncle is a skin infection commonly called a "boil".
It usually arises from an infected sebaceous cyst. Treatment is to open and drain it - then remove the sebaceous cyst after the infection is gone.

In brief: Giant pimple

A carbuncle is a skin infection commonly called a "boil".
It usually arises from an infected sebaceous cyst. Treatment is to open and drain it - then remove the sebaceous cyst after the infection is gone.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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