gangrene

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    Unsafe Abortion | Gangrenous Bowel

    A 22-year-old woman presented in poor shape with gangrenous intestines protruding from her vagina. She had recently undergone an "unsafe abortion". Initial presentation: The mutilated fetus (still in her abdomen) was extracted: Photo of the gangrenous bowel and the woman's perforated...
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    Gangrene!

    A gangrene thread! (Yes, it would fall under the umbrella term of 'necrosis') {Set #1} Gangrene of the breast: In a 40-year-old, HIV-positive woman: Progression of gangrene in a middle-aged woman, a (presumably rare) complication of the H1N1 virus. Day #2: Day #10: Two months: A...
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    Necrosis!

    A necrosis thread. Note: I only scrape my content from actual case reports -- no social media bullshit. 44-year-old woman who developed extensive necrosis of the eyelid and eye itself -- a complication of the gold weight surgically implanted in her eyelid: A 26-year-old woman who...
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    Noma (Necrotizing Gangrenous Stomatitis / Cancrum Oris)

    A disease believed to be caused through some interaction between Fusobacterium Necrophorum or Prevotella Intermedia and other bacteria. Individuals with malnutrition, immunodeficiency, poor hygiene and generally gross living conditions run a significantly greater risk of developing Noma. It is...
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