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60 Possible Causes for Necrosis Leading to Amputation

  • Escherichia Coli

    Despite the broad-spectrum empiric antibiotic therapy and aggressive multiple surgical debridement, necrosis progressed leading to an above-knee amputation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Proteus

    Despite the broad-spectrum empiric antibiotic therapy and aggressive multiple surgical debridement, necrosis progressed leading to an above-knee amputation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Coronary Artery Embolism

    […] to the artery of the arm or leg, leading to necrosis or gangrene formation in the arm or leg There is always a risk of recurrence with Arterial Embolism Additional and Relevant[dovemed.com] Many patients are seen to have a normal quality of life, after a heart attack or a heart failure An amputation may have to be performed, if there is an irreversible damage[dovemed.com]

  • Ischemic Ulcer

    […] to serious complications, including infection , tissue necrosis , and in extreme cases amputation of the affected limb.[woundsource.com] […] to serious complications, including infection, tissue necrosis, and in extreme cases amputation of the affected limb.[woundsource.com] […] against high pressure and shear Obesity Absence of protective sensation due to peripheral neuropathy Limited joint mobility Complications Left untreated, arterial ulcers can lead[woundsource.com]

  • Diabetic Ulcer

    […] to serious complications, including infection, tissue necrosis, and in extreme cases amputation of the affected limb.[woundsource.com] Hypertension Hypercholesterolemia Kidney disease Smoking Foot deformities i.e. flatfoot, hammertoes, bunions, etc Complications Left untreated, neuropathic foot ulcers can lead[woundsource.com]

  • Arterial Embolism

    […] to the artery of the arm or leg, leading to necrosis or gangrene formation in the arm or leg There is always a risk of recurrence with Arterial Embolism Additional and Relevant[dovemed.com] Many patients are seen to have a normal quality of life, after a heart attack or a heart failure An amputation may have to be performed, if there is an irreversible damage[dovemed.com]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    Thrombotic occlusions were predominant on admission, and necrosis of the lower legs, the hands, and the genital resulted in amputation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypoperfusion of the rectum and the bladder lead to the creation of a descendostoma and an uretrostoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tenosynovitis

    Infectious flexor tenosynovitis (FTS) is a serious infection of the hand and wrist that can lead to necrosis and amputation without prompt diagnosis and surgical debridement[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Clostridium Difficile

    Above-knee amputation was performed without stopping antiplatelet therapy, leading to postoperative hematoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An 82-year-old woman with cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa developed pain, skin ulcers, and extensive necrosis of the right leg.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paraphimosis

    The tight ring of preputial skin constricts the distal penis causing vascular occlusion and, if not dealt with quickly, can lead to tissue necrosis and partial amputation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] May lead to severe complications: Necrosis of the glans penis [ Palmisano, 2018 ] Partial amputation of the penis Time needed to develop these complications is unclear, but[pedemmorsels.com]

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