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ABSCESS [L. abscessus (a going away)]: Clinically, a circumscribed collection of pus and histopathologically a localized collection of neutrophils. An abscess may form in the epidermis, both surface and infundibular, eccrine ducts, dermis, and subcutaneous fat, or in parts of any other organ (Fig. 3.1), and it may come into being by virtue of infection […]