TITLE

THE INCIDENCE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF GAS GANGRENE IN A DIABETIC POPULATION

AUTHOR(S)
Kahn, Otto
PUB. DATE
July 1974
SOURCE
Angiology;Jul/Aug1974, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p462
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
One hundred consecutive patients with Diabetes Mellitus and lower limb complications (infection and/or gangrene) needing elective surgery were screened for gas gangrene. The incidence was found to be 10 per cent (one being due to Clostridium welchii). With orthodox conservative treatment, no mortality was encountered.
ACCESSION #
16358100

 

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