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3-Methylcrotonyl-CoA carboxylase deficiency +   
actinobacillosis 
actinomycosis +  
atrophic muscular disease +   
botulism +  
chlamydia +   
Clostridium difficile colitis  
cysticercosis +  
distal arthrogryposis +   
Enterotoxemia 
epidemic pleurodynia 
gas gangrene 
A severe condition resulting from bacteria invading healthy muscle from adjacent traumatized muscle or soft tissue. The infection originates in a wound contaminated with bacteria of the genus CLOSTRIDIUM. C. perfringens accounts for the majority of cases (over eighty percent), while C. noyvi, C. septicum, and C. histolyticum cause most of the other cases.
inclusion conjunctivitis 
Lemierre's syndrome 
lymphogranuloma venereum 
malignant hyperthermia +   
Muscle Tissue Neoplasms +   
myopathy +   
myostatin-related muscle hypertrophy  
pertussis +  
rippling muscle disease 1  
Ritter's disease 
sinoatrial node disease +   
tetanus +  
toxic shock syndrome  
toxocariasis +   
trachoma +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: gas bacillus infection ;   gas gangrenes ;   myonecrosis
Primary IDs: MESH:D005738
Xrefs: ICD10CM:A48.0 ;   ICD9CM:040.0
Definition Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gas_gangrene "DO", http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/sec17/ch190/ch190g.html#sec17-ch190-ch190g-157 "DO", MESH:D005738

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