diabetic gangrene


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diabetic gangrene

[¦dī·ə¦bed·ik ‚gaŋ′grēn]
(medicine)
A moist form of gangrene occurring in persons with diabetes mellitus, often following a minor injury.
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I fear his leg might need to be amputated as it could be diabetic gangrene," she said after lodging the report at the Brickfields police headquarters here yesterday.
I am a diabetic heart patient, who has lost portions of my foot due to diabetic gangrene.