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gangrenous

 [gang´grĕ-nus]
pertaining to, marked by, or of the nature of gangrene.

gan·gre·nous

(gang'grĕ-nŭs),
Relating to or affected with gangrene.

gangrenous

adjective Referring to gangrene.

gan·gre·nous

(gang'grĕ-nŭs)
Relating to or affected with gangrene.
Synonym(s): mortified.
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The patient was treated with streptokinase and dobutmaine, after which there was a marked improvement with reperfusion of pulmonary and lower limb vessels.9 In our case, however the patient had already developed gangrenous changes leaving bilateral amputation the only option.
In operation, following the resection of the gangrenous segments, primary anastomosis is preferred in non-elderly and well-conditioned patients, while stoma may be life-saving in some elderly or bed-conditioned cases.7,8,13,14 Bowel gangrene worsens the prognosis by increasing the mortality rate from 0-40% to 3.7-80%.2,9
As in the adult literature, one or both limbs of the intestine were gangrenous in the majority of paediatric cases.
Gangrenous cholecystitis was typically a disease entity identified at autopsy as patients usually did not survive.
Numerous factors have been proposed in literature as predisposing to gangrenous cystitis, thus making etiological diagnosis challenging for the physician [6, 7].
The study conducted by Sisson et al [29] demonstrates that gangrenous or perforated appendicitis is associated with progressive bacterial invasion into the muscularis propria of appendix, which is facilitated by bacterial cytotoxins.
Leukocytosis of unknown origin: Gangrenous cholecystitis.
and said, all so was had of get stuck 'The surgeon could see my guts undulating They had gone gangrenous - they pulled out 1.3m of dead bowel' 'I was in hospital for a week and had to wear a nappy, because when your bowels are handled, they go to sleep'
The present study revealed that gangrenous mastitis has high prevalence around the stage of parturition.
Perineal rectosigmoidectomy for gangrenous rectal prolapse.
Although immunosuppressive viruses often have been associated with susceptibility to gangrenous dermatitis (cellulitis), we hypothesize that production stressors alone also can undermine resistance to opportunistic pathogens by increasing bacterial translocation from the intestine and disrupting the skin's antimicrobial barrier, resulting in subcutaneous lesions referred to as cellulitis and recently named turkey clostridial dermatitis (CD).
Sores and ulcers that do not heal may develop and, if not treated, may become gangrenous.