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Gas gangrene Synonyms Clostridial myonecrosis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Usually adults of both sexes Distribution of lesions Localized to sites of deep wounds Individual lesions Dusky erythematous plaques and hemorrhagic bullae through which bubbles of gas percolate, i.e., the “sparkling burgundy sign,” specific for gas gangrene Correlation clinicopathologic Large tense blisters are hemorrhagic because […]