Sentence Examples

  • He died of gangrene of the leg in his seventieth year.
  • Toes can become gangrenous and can appear black in dry gangrene or when infected becomes covered in pus and slough in wet gangrene.
  • Gas gangrene is caused by Clostridia and the most common causative organism is Clostridium perfringens, which produces exotoxins that cause local tissue damage.
  • Smokers who ignore the warning of early symptoms and continue to smoke are more likely to develop gangrene of a leg.
  • Doctor Singh, house surgeon at Essex County Hospital said gangrene set in.

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