ischaemic gangrene

ischaemic gangrene

A popular term for dry gangrene, usually of the legs, feet or toes, which caused by peripheral vascular disease.
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Ischaemic gangrene of the bowel is a dramatic clinical event, often posing great difficulty in the diagnosis at the time of admission but usually results in to a massive small bowel gangrene leading to high mortality (60-80%) (1,2).
The resected bowel tissues were then sent for histopathological examination which showed characteristic features suggestive of ischaemic gangrene.
In the present study, we encountered 12 cases of bowel gangrene of which 8 were due to NOBI confirmed by laparotomy and histopathological features suggesting ischaemic gangrene.