DRY GANGRENE AND WET GANGRENE

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DRY GANGRENE AND WET GANGRENE

  DRY GANGRENE WET GANGRENE
1. Site  – Commonly Limbs More common in bowel
2. Mechanism   – Arterial occlusion More common in venous occlusion
3. Macroscopy Organ dry,shrunken & black Part moist, soft,swollen & dark
4. Putrefaction Limited due to very little blood supply Marked due to stuffing of organ with blood
5. Line of  demarcation – Present at the junction between healthy & gangrenous part No clear line of demarcation
6. Bacteria – Fail to survive Numerous present
7. Prognosis – Generally better due to little septicemia Generally poor due to profound toxemia

Difference between Metaplasia and Dysplasia
Difference between Hypertrophy and Hyperplasia
Difference between Dystrophic-Calcification and Metastatic Calcification