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Ganesh Manudhane, a Mumbai cardiologist, told Bloomberg in June that he has seen increasing cases of microthrombi, which are clots in small blood vessels, so severe that gangrene develops, which can be life-threatening.

I did a ten minute scene in his class: the guy who had gangrene in his leg in The Snows of Kilimanjaro.

In Alabama, an arrested 19-year-old shoplifter got gangrene and died naked on the floor of a “medical observation cell.”

Mixner almost died in February, after his lower intestine got twisted, leaving him with gangrene in his heart and lungs.

The ideology of bigotry can be found all over Europe, in fact, and its ugliness is spreading like gangrene, especially in France.

Gangrene is not curable by current medical intervention once past a certain point in its progression, except by amputation.

It, or a similar bacillus, is sometimes found in the sputum of gangrene of the lung.

He thought about things like lock-jaw and gangrene and his hand trembled as he tied his pocket-handkerchief around the wound.

Only the new antibiotics he had taken along, had kept the gangrene from killing him.

His first treatise—on gangrene and sphacelus—quickly made him known, and went through eleven editions.

It was as likely as not a charge of buck-shot low down in the body, leaving the rest to hemorrhage or gangrene.


On this page you'll find 282 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gangrene, such as: blight, corrosion, decomposition, degeneration, deterioration, and disintegration.

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