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What are symptoms of internal gangrene?

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Internal gangrene usually is painful in the area of the gangrene. For example, a person with gangrene of the appendix or colon would be expected to have severe abdominal pain in the vicinity of the gangrene.

From: Gangrene WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: MedlinePlus: "Gangrene." NHS web site: "Gangrene." Merck Manual of Medical Information-Second Home Edition: "Gas Gangrene." Radiopaedia.org: "Fournier gangrene." Medicinenet: "Gangrene."




 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on October 28, 2018

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SOURCES: MedlinePlus: "Gangrene." NHS web site: "Gangrene." Merck Manual of Medical Information-Second Home Edition: "Gas Gangrene." Radiopaedia.org: "Fournier gangrene." Medicinenet: "Gangrene."




 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on October 28, 2018

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