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Are septicemia and gangrene related?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree

In brief: They can be...

Septicemia refers to bacteria in the blood, usually in a very sick patient.
Gangrene simply denotes dead tissue. If the dead tissue is infected and shedding bacteria into the blood, then they would be related.

In brief: They can be...

Septicemia refers to bacteria in the blood, usually in a very sick patient.
Gangrene simply denotes dead tissue. If the dead tissue is infected and shedding bacteria into the blood, then they would be related.
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