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How does gangrene damage the rest of the body?
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: Infection
Gangrene is a severe infection, with tissue and bone involvement.
The bacteria that cause it are particularly aggressive, and can be life threatening, by seeding the rest of the body with bacteria, particularly the heart, kidneys, lungs, and brain.

In brief: Infection
Gangrene is a severe infection, with tissue and bone involvement.
The bacteria that cause it are particularly aggressive, and can be life threatening, by seeding the rest of the body with bacteria, particularly the heart, kidneys, lungs, and brain.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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