Gangrene is an extreme form of tissue death (necrosis). Gangrene may result from insufficient blood circulation (ischemia) and/or a bacterial infection that may afflict a wound. Gangrene may be life-threatening or limb-threatening. Types of gangrene include wet ...

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The general causal categories for gangrene are:

Infectious Disorders: Various infectious causes of gangrene include:

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