The Boston Celtics have been without young wing Jaylen Brown for over a week thanks to what the team referred to as an illness.

With Brown probable to return against the Charlotte Hornets on Thursday night, Brown revealed some disturbing details of his infection. Brown had an abscess on the inside of his leg, which led to a high fever. As a result, Brown had to go to the hospital on five separate occasions to get the abscess drained.

In case you were unaware of what an abscess is, we've got you covered.