symmetric gangrene

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symmetrical gangrene

Gangrene that affects both legs and arises in a background of prominent atherosclerosis.

sym·met·ric gan·grene

(si-met'rik gang'grēn)
The condition affecting the extremities of both sides of the body; it is seen particularly in severe arteriosclerosis, myocardial infarction, and ball-valve thrombus.
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