MELENEY’S GANGRENE: REPORT OF A CASE AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE.

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Dr. B. Sankararaman
Dr. Nilak Shantanurao
Dr. T. Ranjithkumar

Keywords

meleney’s gangrene, debridement, antibiotics

Abstract

Meleney’s gangrene is one of the group of conditions that are classified and discussed as “necrotising soft tissue infections”. Here we report about a 67 year old female, known diabetic, who came with features suggestive of Meleney’s gangrene. Extensive debridement was done, empirical iv antibiotics and Low Molecular weight Heparin were given and the patient was cured

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