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How could gangrene spread?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Leonard Grossman
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not gangrene

It's not the gangrene that spreads, but the infection associated with it, or as the vascular supply is compromised, the tissues continue to die.

In brief: Not gangrene

It's not the gangrene that spreads, but the infection associated with it, or as the vascular supply is compromised, the tissues continue to die.
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Dr. Lori Wagner
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Locally

Gangrene spreads locally, peripherally extending out from a central location.

In brief: Locally

Gangrene spreads locally, peripherally extending out from a central location.
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