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What exactly is gangrene disease?

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In brief: Dead tissue

Gangrene is a term used to describe dead tissue.
Usually tissue that is no longer getting sufficient oxygen.

In brief: Dead tissue

Gangrene is a term used to describe dead tissue.
Usually tissue that is no longer getting sufficient oxygen.
Dr. Jason Sample
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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: It's when

Tissue dies. Wet gangrene is infected.
Dry gangrene is not infected.

In brief: It's when

Tissue dies. Wet gangrene is infected.
Dry gangrene is not infected.
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