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Gangrene: Death (necrosis) of a portion of tissue or entire organ due to decreased perfusion with blood or infectious destruction of tissue. See detailed information below for a list of 72 causes of Gangrene, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Gangrene.
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Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Gangrene may include:
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Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Gangrene may include:
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When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Gangrene as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Gangrene may include these symptoms:
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Gangrene as a symptom include:
Death and putrefaction of tissue usually due to a loss of blood supply.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Death and decay of body tissue, often occurring in a limb, caused by insufficient blood supply and usually following injury or disease.
- (Source - CRISP)
The list below shows some of the causes of Gangrene mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Gangrene. Of the 72 causes of Gangrene that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Gangrene' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Gangrene or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Gangrene based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Subtypes of Gangrene:
Medical Conditions associated with Gangrene:
Symptoms related to Gangrene:
Infection (1293 causes), Green skin, Dark skin (136 causes), Trauma, Frostbite (8 causes), Embolism, Thrombosis, Buerger's disease, Thromboangitis obliterans, Raynaud's disease (32 causes), Arteriosclerosis (13 causes), Venous gangrene, Carbuncle
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