Pathology

DRY GANGRENE AND WET GANGRENE

gangrene

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DRY GANGRENE AND WET GANGRENE

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

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