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stitch abscess

stitch abscess in Medicine

stitch abscess n.
An abscess around a stitch or suture.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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  • Suppuration may occur in the track of a skin stitch, producing a stitch abscess.

    Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

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