Acute purulent inflammation of the hair sac and surrounding tissues. It is caused more often by golden, less often white staphylococcus.
They predispose to the development of the disease skin contamination and microtrauma, weakening of the body's defenses due to debilitating chronic diseases, vitamin deficiency, diabetes mellitus, etc.
Symptoms and course:During the formation of a pustule in the form of a nodule, the patient feels a slight itching and tingling sensation. On day 1-2, an inflammatory infiltrate 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.