Translation of gangrene in Spanish:

gangrene

gangrena, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɡæŋɡrin//ɡæŋˈɡrin//ˈɡaŋɡriːn/

noun

  • 1

    gangrena feminine
    • Rarely, fulminant ischaemic colitis occurs with gangrene or perforation and needs urgent surgical exploration.
    • Feces, urine, or blood can easily contaminate the wound and infection can range from a superficial infection to septicemia and gangrene of vulvar tissue.
    • The presence of deep infection with abscess, cellulitis, gangrene, or osteomyelitis is an indication for hospitalization and prompt surgical drainage.
    • Patients with deep abscess, extensive bone or joint involvement, crepitus, substantial necrosis or gangrene, or necrotizing fasciitis may be candidates for surgery.
    • Vasopressin should be infused through a central catheter because peripheral extravasation could cause tissue necrosis and gangrene.