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Diseases » Gangrene » Summary
 

What is Gangrene?

What is Gangrene?

  • Gangrene: Tissue death.
  • Gangrene: Death and putrefaction of tissue usually due to a loss of blood supply.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Gangrene: necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Gangrene: Introduction

Types of Gangrene:

Types of Gangrene:

How serious is Gangrene?

Complications of Gangrene: see complications of Gangrene

What causes Gangrene?

Causes of Gangrene: see causes of Gangrene
Risk factors for Gangrene: see risk factors for Gangrene

What are the symptoms of Gangrene?

Symptoms of Gangrene: see symptoms of Gangrene

Complications of Gangrene: see complications of Gangrene

Can anyone else get Gangrene?

More information: see contagiousness of Gangrene
Inheritance: see inheritance of Gangrene

Gangrene: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Gangrene.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Gangrene.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Gangrene: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Gangrene.
Treatments for Gangrene: see treatments for Gangrene
Alternative treatments for Gangrene: see alternative treatments for Gangrene
Research for Gangrene: see research for Gangrene

Society issues for Gangrene


Hospitalization statistics for Gangrene: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Gangrene:

  • 0.026% (3,312) of hospital consultant episodes were for gangrene in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 72% of hospital consultant episodes for gangrene required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 61% of hospital consultant episodes for gangrene were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 39% of hospital consultant episodes for gangrene were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 67% of hospital consultant episodes for gangrene required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 20 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for gangrene in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Gangrene

Main name of condition: Gangrene

Other names or spellings for Gangrene:

mortification

Sphacelus, Slough
Source - WordNet 2.1

Gangrene: Related Conditions

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