diabetic gangrene


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di·a·bet·ic gan·grene

gangrene resulting from arteriosclerosis associated with diabetes.

diabetic gangrene

Etymology: Gk, diabainein, to pass through, gaggraina
gangrene, usually involving the lower extremities, that develops secondary to sensory peripheral neuropathy and peripheral vascular disease complications related to the diabetic disease process.
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Diabetic gangrene

diabetic gangrene

Gangrene due to diabetic vascular disease.

di·a·bet·ic gan·grene

(dīă-betik gang-grēn)
Necrosis due to arteriosclerosis associated with diabetes.

diabetic gangrene

GANGRENE occurring in people with DIABETES MELLITUS as a result of large artery obliterative disease characteristic of the condition. Such gangrene often follows a minor injury.