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This is a close post-operative view of a patient’s leg that had undergone an amputation after having contracted an infection known as cellulitis, also known as Clostridial myonecrosis, which lead to a condition called gas gangrene of the distal extremity.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Robert Fass, Ohio State Dept. of Medicine
Creation Date:1975
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