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Progressive bacterial synergistic gangrene

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Meleney’s ulcer
undermining ulcer of the skin and subcutaneous tissues, usually following an operation, caused by a synergistic interaction between microaerophilic nonhemolytic streptococci and aerobic haemolytic staphylococci.
Synonym: meleney’s gangrene, progressive bacterial synergistic gangrene.


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