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Dry Gangrene

Dry Gangrene: Introduction

Dry Gangrene: Tissue death (necrosis) due to lack of blood supply causing the affected tissue to become dry and black; occurs without bacterial infection and cellulitis. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Dry Gangrene, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Dry Gangrene:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Dry Gangrene. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Dry Gangrene: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Dry Gangrene, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Dry Gangrene Treatments

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Dry Gangrene: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Dry Gangrene may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Dry Gangrene

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Dry Gangrene: Deaths

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Definitions of Dry Gangrene:

(pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown color
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Dry Gangrene

The list below shows some of the causes of Dry Gangrene mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Dry Gangrene?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Dry Gangrene. Of the 18 causes of Dry Gangrene that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 6 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 15 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Dry Gangrene:

The following list of conditions have 'Dry 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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Causes of Dry Gangrene Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Dry Gangrene based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Dry Gangrene:

    Medical Conditions associated with Dry Gangrene:

    Gangrene (72 causes), Necrosis (37 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Soft tissue symptoms (100 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

    Symptoms related to Dry Gangrene:

    Gangrene (72 causes), Infections (1293 causes), Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Blood vessel disease, Atherosclerosis (35 causes), Arteriosclerosis (13 causes), Smoking, Hypertension (398 causes), High cholesterol (40 causes), Arterial blockage due to embolism, Arterial blockage due to thrombosis

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Dry Gangrene

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