(© 24.1.2010: Dr. V.M. Palaniappan, Ph.D.) 40. Gangrene (Tissue Rotting)*
(©: 24. 1. 2010: Dr.V.M.Palaniappan, Ph.D.)
(* The phenomenon of gangrene occurrence in diabetics is similar to the development of leprosy)
This occurs when tissues in any part of the body die owing to lack of blood supply. There are many types in this.
(* Each cell becomes enlarged, owing to the over-loading of calcium oxalate crystals).
Besides that, the following two additional problems can also occur:
Thus, the above two together can give rise to gangrene.