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  1. tenguix

    The evolution of Noma [Cancrum Oris]

    I found a great new source for medical images. Amongst search results, I found this pdf on noma cases in South Africa. These images depict the process by which gingivitis progresses into noma. It often begins with necrotising gingivitis. The gingivitis extends lower into the gums and teeth...
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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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