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- Cutaneous abscesses may be polymicrobial while true furuncles and carbuncles are almost always due solely to S. aureus.
- Furuncle pathophysiology differs from routine abscesses (e.g., peri-rectal, breast) as it is based about hair follicle.
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Last updated: April 4, 2016
Auwaerter, Paul. "Furuncle/Carbuncle." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2016. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540235/all/Furuncle_Carbuncle.
Auwaerter P. Furuncle/Carbuncle. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2016. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540235/all/Furuncle_Carbuncle. Accessed April 19, 2019.
Auwaerter, P. (2016). Furuncle/Carbuncle. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540235/all/Furuncle_Carbuncle
Auwaerter P. Furuncle/Carbuncle [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2016. [cited 2019 April 19]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540235/all/Furuncle_Carbuncle.
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