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dry gan·grene

a form of gangrene in which the involved part is dry, sharply demarcated, and shriveled; usually due to slowly occlusive vascular disease.
Synonym(s): cold gangrene, mummification (1)
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dry gangrene

n.
Gangrene that is characterized by shriveling of the tissues in the absence of bacterial infection, usually caused by obstruction of arterial blood supply to the affected area.
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dry gangrene

A condition caused by chronic vascular occlusion that slowly progresses to severe tissue atrophy and mummification, often associated with peripheral vascular disease–eg, DM, ASHD. See Gangrene.
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dry gan·grene

(drī gang'grēn)
A form of gangrene in which the afflicted part is dry and shriveled.
Synonym(s): mummification (1) .
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dry gangrene

GANGRENE developing as a result of loss of blood supply from arterial obstruction in which infection has not occurred. The tissues shrivel, mummify and the gangrenous extremity may drop off.
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dry gan·grene

(drī gang'grēn)
A form of gangrene in which the involved part is dry and shriveled.
Synonym(s): mummification (1) .
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