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fistulaA fistula is an abnormal passage leading from an abscess to the body surface permitting passage of pus.

An abscess is a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue, usually caused by a necrotic (dead) pulp. It may first appear as surface swelling and discoloration (red) followed by the appearance of a pustule.



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