Gangrene

Gangrene is the death of tissues in your body. It happens when a part of your body loses its blood supply. Gangrene can happen on the surface of the body, such as on the skin, or inside the body, in muscles or organs. Causes include:

Skin symptoms may include a blue or black color, pain, numbness, and sores that produce a foul-smelling discharge. If the gangrene is internal, you may run a fever and feel unwell, and the area may be swollen and painful.

(Read more)

Results 1 - 10 of 87 for gangrene
  1. Gangrene (National Library of Medicine)  
    Gangrene is the death of tissues in your body. It happens when a part of your body loses its blood supply. Gangrene can happen on the surface of the body, ... that produce a foul-smelling discharge. If the gangrene is internal, you may run a fever and ...
  2. Gas gangrene is a potentially deadly form of tissue death ( gangrene ). ... Gas gangrene is most often caused by bacteria called Clostridium perfringens. It also can be caused by group A ...
  3. Necrotizing soft tissue infection is a rare but very severe type of bacterial infection. It can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying ...
  4. Gangrene is the death of tissue in part of the body. ... Gangrene happens when a body part loses its blood supply. This may happen from injury, an infection, ...
  5. Gas gangrene is a severe form of gangrene (tissue death) caused by the bacterium Clostridium perfringens. Patients with underlying ...
  6. Gas gangrene is a severe form of gangrene (tissue death) caused by the bacterium Clostridium perfringens. It generally occurs at a wound or surgical site, causing painful swelling and destruction of ...
  7. Gangrene is the death of tissue in part of the body. Gangrene can occur when a body part loses its ...
  8. Gangrene (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Gangrene/Learn More ... Gangrene ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  9. Gas Gangrene (American Academy of Pediatrics)  
    skin~American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) discusses gas gangrene. ... gas gangrene~ causes of gas gangrene~ tissue death~ clostridium bacterium~ infected tissue~ surgical wound~ fluid buildup~ tissue damage~ gas ...
  10. ClinicalTrials.gov: Gangrene From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Gangrene/Clinical Trials ... Gangrene
previous · 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · next