Font Size
A
A
A

Definition of Skin abscess

Skin abscess: A common boil, a collection of pus beneath the skin, which may need to be surgically lanced to let it drain and heal.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=17994
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z

Search Medical Dictionary



From WebMD



Medical Dictionary