ID#: 17603
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 led to a condition called gas gangrene of the distal extremity.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Robert Fass, Ohio State Dept. of Medicine
Creation Date: 1975
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