necrotic

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necrotic

[nə′kräd·ik]
(medicine)
Pertaining to, causing, or undergoing necrosis.
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12) Aetiopathology was fulminating necrotic colitis in 3 cases (10%), out of 3 cases total colectomy with permanent end ileostomy in one case and right hemicolectomy with temporary end ileostomy in two cases.
33% and higher morbidity observed in patients with enteric fever, tuberculosis, mesenteric vascular thrombosis, fulminating necrotic colitis, delayed presentation, poor nutritional status, co-morbid medical conditions, hypertension, IHD and patients admitted in septic shock.
In our series 50% ileostomy was indicated in enteric and traumatic perforation, remaining 50% was performed in gangrenous ileum, tubercular ileum, malignancy rectum/colon and in fulminating necrotic colitis.