Induration is a sign of infection. Skin that is indurated is red, inflamed, thickened, and tender. The swelling and thickening of the skin are a result of the infectious process and the skin's response to fighting off the infection.
Information about all types of bacterial skin infections.
Learn more about this chronic, scarring bacterial infection of the sweat glands.
Pronunciation: in-dur-AY-shun (noun)