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A boil is a skin abscess, a collection of pus localized deep in the skin. There are several different types of boils. Among them are the following: furuncle or carbuncle, cystic acne, hidradenitis suppurativa, and pilonidal cyst.


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Terms related to Boils:

  • Abscesses, Skin
  • Acne Cystic
  • Cystic Acne
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Skin Abscess
  • Skin Boils