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Meleney, Frank L. (1889-1963)

Born 1889.

Professor of Clinical Surgery, Columbia University, New York.


Meleney's gangrene
Abdominal or chest wall ulcerative necrosis. Often following an operation for infection. May occur elsewhere in a patient with ulcerative colitis.

There is a rapidly progressive cellulitis which progresses to central necrosis.

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