gangrenous cellulitis


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gan·gre·nous cel·lu·li·tis

infection of soft tissue with organisms that produce extensive tissue necrosis and local vascular occlusions; streptococci, clostridia, and anaerobes are known causes, but most cases recently have been polymicrobial.
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gan·gre·nous cel·lu·li·tis

(ganggrĕ-nŭs selyū-lītis)
Infection of soft tissue with organisms that produce extensive tissue necrosis and local vascular occlusions; streptococci, clostridia, and anaerobes are known causes, but most cases recently have been polymicrobial.
Synonym(s): necrotizing cellulitis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

gan·gre·nous cel·lu·li·tis

(ganggrĕ-nŭs selyū-lītis)
Infection of soft tissue with organisms that produce extensive tissue necrosis and local vascular occlusions; streptococci, clostridia, and anaerobes are known causes, but most are polymicrobial.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012