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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Can you catch gangrene
is gangrene a communicable infection
Gangrene is usually caused by lack of blood supply due to a variety of causes including trauma, infection,hypothermia etc. Gangrene per se is not communicable.
Pamposh Kaul, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati