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Can gangrene strike anywhere on the body?
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Yes
Yes it can but it typically effects body parts that have poor blood supply because the bacteria thrive in an anaerobic environment.
Therefore it tends to effect the extremities.

In brief: Yes
Yes it can but it typically effects body parts that have poor blood supply because the bacteria thrive in an anaerobic environment.
Therefore it tends to effect the extremities.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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