gangrenous cellulitis

(redirected from necrotizing cellulitis)

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.

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.

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.
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Ludwig angina is a rapidly progressing, necrotizing cellulitis of the submandibular space.
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