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A tumor-like mass of inflammatory tissue consisting of a central collection of macrophages, often including multinucleated giant cells, surrounded by lymphocytes.

Granuloma

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A disease characterized by the formation of granulomas.

Granulomatous disease

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An infection caused by herpes simplex virus infection that involves the distal phalanx of a finger.

Herpetic whitlow

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The period between the infection of an individual by a pathogen and the manifestation of the disease it causes.

Incubation period

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A vague, indefinite feeling of discomfort, debilitation, or lack of health.

Malaise

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A disease caused by a microorganism that does not ordinarily cause disease but becomes pathogenic under certain circumstances.

Opportunistic infection

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An abnormal sensation such as burning, prickling, or tingling.

Paresthesia

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A microorganism that causes disease.

Pathogenic microorganism

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Itching.

Pruritus

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An infectious disease not detectable by the usual clinical signs.

Subclinical infection