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How do infarction and gangrene differ?

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Dr. Alex Lechtman
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Infarction is the...

Death of tissue, like a myocardial infarction (heart attack) or a brain infarction (stroke).
Gangrene implies an infection, not necessarily of dead tissue but it generally leads to dead tissue.

In brief: Infarction is the...

Death of tissue, like a myocardial infarction (heart attack) or a brain infarction (stroke).
Gangrene implies an infection, not necessarily of dead tissue but it generally leads to dead tissue.
Dr. Alex Lechtman
Dr. Alex Lechtman
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Different entities

Infarction is the blockage of of blood supply to a region or tissue, gangrene refers to the death of tissue i.
e. Dry from infarction or wet dot infection.

In brief: Different entities

Infarction is the blockage of of blood supply to a region or tissue, gangrene refers to the death of tissue i.
e. Dry from infarction or wet dot infection.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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