What Is Skin Necrosis?


Skin necrosis is a condition that usually results in the death of the skin tissue. The condition occurs mainly when insufficient blood and oxygen are supplied to a given skin area. The main causes are wide hematomas and seromas that are left unnoticed and untreated for a long period of time, cigarette smoking and infections.
Q&A Related to "What Is Skin Necrosis?"
( nə′krō·səs ) (medicine) Death of a cell or group of cells as a result of injury, disease, or other pathologic state.
Answer Cardiac Necrosis is the death of cardiac tissue.
Necrosis is death of body tissue. It occurs when there is not enough blood to the tissue, whether from injury, radiation, or chemicals. Necrosis is not reversible. When substantial
necrosis: the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
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