II. Pathophysiology

  1. Infected Hair Follicle
  2. Staphylococcus most common

III. Symptoms

  1. Pain and throbbing at nose

IV. Management

  1. Anti-Staphylococcal Antibiotics orally
  2. Warm Compresses
  3. Follow-up in 24 hours

V. Complications

  1. Abscess formation
  2. Chondritis of nasal cartilages
  3. Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

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Ontology: Boil in nose (C0240555)

Concepts Pathologic Function (T046)
SnomedCT 61437000, 191573004, 195824008
English Nasal boil, furuncles on nose (physical finding), furuncles on nose, furuncle of nose, furuncle of nose (diagnosis), Boil;nose, nose boil, nasal boil, boil nose, furuncle nose, Boil in nose, Boil in nose (disorder), Furuncle of nose, Furuncle of nose (disorder), furuncle; nose, nose; furuncle
Spanish divieso de la nariz, Forúnculo en nariz, forúnculo nasal, furúnculo nasal, forúnculo nasal (trastorno), forúnculo de la nariz, forúnculo de la nariz (trastorno)
Czech Furunkl v nosu
Dutch furunkel in neus, furunkel; neus, neus; furunkel
French Furoncle intranasal
German Furunkel in der Nase
Hungarian kelés az orrban
Italian Foruncolo nel naso
Japanese ビセツ, 鼻せつ
Portuguese Furúnculo do nariz