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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The patient underwent emergency laparotomy and 25cm of distal ileum near 20cm to illiocaecal valve were resected due to ischaemic gangrene and end-to-end illio-ileal anastomosis was done.
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.