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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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Gangrene

A serious and potentially life-threatening condition that arises when a considerable mass of body tissue dies (necrosis). [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
506533
Concept ID:
CN117648
Finding
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Disorder of gastrointestinal tract

A non-neoplastic or neoplastic disorder that affects the gastrointestinal tract, anus, liver, biliary system, and pancreas. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
8970
Concept ID:
C0017178
Disease or Syndrome
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Abnormality of the intestine

An abnormality of the intestine. The closely related term enteropathy is used to refer to any disease of the intestine. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
7130
Concept ID:
C0021831
Disease or Syndrome
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