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Dry Gangrene Research Paper

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Gangrene itself is the term given to the death of tissues resulting from lack of blood supply or bacterial infection. It is usually characterized by necrosis, tissue death, a discoloration of the skin that turns the skin blackish blue which most of the time needs to be removed. There are two types of gangrene wet and dry. Dry gangrene is strictly related to tissue death due to lack of blood flow. Wet gangrene or gas gangrene is caused by a bacterial infection. I’ve broken down the disease into 6 categories (etiology, transmission, virulent factors, geographic prevalence, and treatment) to better understand its
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