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What is gangrene? What causes gangrene and how fast can it sperad?

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In brief: Dead tissue

Gangrene is ultimately caused by death of the cells that make up a tissue or organ.
It can be cused by loss of blood flow, infection, trauma, etc. If infection, it can spread extremely fast, often mediated by toxins elaborated by the bacteria- hours.

In brief: Dead tissue

Gangrene is ultimately caused by death of the cells that make up a tissue or organ.
It can be cused by loss of blood flow, infection, trauma, etc. If infection, it can spread extremely fast, often mediated by toxins elaborated by the bacteria- hours.
Dr. Benjamin Kim
Dr. Benjamin Kim
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In brief: Gangrene

Terrible infection.

In brief: Gangrene

Terrible infection.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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