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Melaleuca alternifolia oil

Essential oil extracted from MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (tea tree). It is used as a topical antimicrobial due to the presence of terpineol. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
60770
Concept ID:
C0216194
Lipid; Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
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Osteomyelitis

An infection of bone. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
10497
Concept ID:
C0029443
Disease or Syndrome
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Gas gangrene

A severe condition resulting from bacteria invading healthy muscle from adjacent traumatized muscle or soft tissue. The infection originates in a wound contaminated with bacteria of the genus CLOSTRIDIUM. C. perfringens accounts for the majority of cases (over eighty percent), while C. noyvi, C. septicum, and C. histolyticum cause most of the other cases. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
8959
Concept ID:
C0017105
Disease or Syndrome
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Gangrene

Gangrene is the death of tissues in your body. It happens when a part of your body loses its blood supply. Gangrene can happen on the surface of the body, such as on the skin, or inside the body, in muscles or organs. Causes include. -Serious injuries. -Problems with blood circulation, such as atherosclerosis and peripheral arterial disease. -Diabetes. Skin symptoms may include a blue or black color, pain, numbness, and sores that produce a foul-smelling discharge. If the gangrene is internal, you may run a fever and feel unwell, and the area may be swollen and painful. Gangrene is a serious condition. It needs immediate attention. Treatment includes surgery, antibiotics, and oxygen therapy. In severe cases an amputation may be necessary.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
6546
Concept ID:
C0017086
Disease or Syndrome
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