DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for gas gangrene

Gas gangrene [DOID:9159]

A commensal bacterial infectious disease that results_in infection, located_in muscle tissue, has_material_basis_in Clostridium perfringens, which produce gas that becomes trapped in the infected tissue. Gas gangrene usually develops after injuries or surgery. The infection has_symptom large blisters, has_symptom pain in the infected area, has_symptom myonecrosis, has_symptom gas production, and has_symptom sepsis.

Synonyms:  gas gangrene,  DOID:9159,  (Gas gangrene) or (Clostridium infection),  Gas bacillus infection,  Gas bacillus infection or gangrene ...