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DOID DOID:9159
Name gas gangrene
Definition A commensal bacterial infectious disease that results in infection, located in muscle tissue, has material basis in Clostridium perfringens, which produce gas that becomes trapped in the infected tissue. Gas gangrene usually develops after injuries or surgery. The infection has symptom large blisters, has symptom pain in the infected area, has symptom myonecrosis, has symptom gas production, and has symptom sepsis.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gas_gangrene, http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/sec17/ch190/ch190g.html#sec17-ch190-ch190g-157
Xrefs

ICD10CM:A48.0

ICD9CM:040.0

MESH:D005738

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:80466000

UMLS_CUI:C0017105

Subsets

gram-positive_bacterial_infectious_disease

Synonyms

Gas bacillus infection [EXACT]

Gas gangrene [EXACT]

Myonecrosis [EXACT]

Relationships

is_a commensal bacterial infectious disease

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