Acute purulent inflammation of the hair follicle and surrounding tissues. Called more often golden, rarely white staphylococcus.
Predispose to the development of the disease pollution of the skin and microtrauma, weakening of the body's defenses due to debilitating chronic diseases, beriberi, diabetes, etc.
Symptoms and course:During the formation of pustules in the form of a nodule, the patient feels a slight itching and tingling. On the 1-2nd day, inflammatory infiltration occurs. It protrudes conically above the level of the skin, which turns red and becomes painful when touched. At the top of the infiltrate, there is a small accumulation of pus with a black dot (necrosis) in the center.