Definición de gas gangrene en inglés:

gas gangrene

Saltos de línea: gas gan|grene


[mass noun]
  • Rapidly spreading gangrene affecting injured tissue infected by a soil bacterium and accompanied by the evolution of foul-smelling gas.
    • This disease is usually caused by anaerobic bacteria of the genus Clostridium
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Illnesses caused by the Clostridium group of bacteria discussed here are gas gangrene, Clostridium food poisoning, and pseudomembranous colitis.
    • It's a Clostridium that's responsible for C. diff colitis, a Clostridium that's responsible for gas gangrene, a Clostridium that's responsible for botulism, and a Clostridium that's responsible for tetanus.
    • The patient may also require a plain radiograph of the area or surgical debridement to evaluate for gas gangrene, osteomyelitis, or necrotizing fasciitis.

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