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Gangrenous condition of the tongue, proceeding from a disordered liver, and mysteriously communicated to the brain.
The gangrenous variety begins with coldness and weakness of the extremities followed by gangrene and sloughing.
The gangrenous spot over the left ilium is separating from the surrounding tissues.
Once, when left in sole charge of the hospital, he determined to amputate the leg of a Bhuttia suffering from gangrenous sores.
A quantity of gangrenous or decomposing matter may in such a case be carried from the surface into the circulation.
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The spontaneous separation of a gangrenous hand or foot was on the whole a good sign for the recovery of the patient.
The end of our case is then either a gangrenous pneumonia or complications induced by a condition of widespread pyæmia.
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The gangrenous tissue changes into crusts or scabs which drop off in a short time and the patient is cured of his ringworm.
The stump of the forearm is covered with irregular scars, such as would remain if the hand had become gangrenous and fallen away.
The juice of the root makes a useful wash for gangrenous ulcers and a good injection for fistula.

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