An enclosed collection of pus in tissues, organs, or confined spaces in the body. An abscess is a sign of infection and is usually swollen and inflamed.


... An abscess is a localized collection of pus in any part of the body that is surrounded by swelling (inflammation). ...
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Abscess An abscess is a collection of pus collected in a cavity formed ...
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Tooth Abscess
... A tooth abscess is formed when there is inflammation and/or infection in the bone and/or the tooth''s canals. This generally occurs in a tooth that has a deep cavity, a very deep filling or one that h...
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... An abscess is a swelling filled with pus. There are three types of dental abscesses that resemble each other; it is their point of origin that differentiates them. A gum or gingiva! abscess is the res...
Source: HealthWorld