DRY GANGRENE AND WET GANGRENE

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DRY GANGRENE AND WET GANGRENE

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

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