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This image depicts the right thigh of a patient who had undergone a previous amputation, and had to undergo a reamputation on the same leg, though at a higher level than the initial excision. This was due to the development of gas gangrene in the tissues more proximal than the first amputation level.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Robert Fass, Ohio State Dept. of Medicine
Creation Date: 1975
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.