I did a ten minute scene in his class: the guy who had gangrene in his leg in The Snows of Kilimanjaro.
gangrene is not curable by current medical intervention once past a certain point in its progression, except by amputation.
Mixner almost died in February, after his lower intestine got twisted, leaving him with gangrene in his heart and lungs.
The ideology of bigotry can be found all over Europe, in fact, and its ugliness is spreading like gangrene, especially in France.
In Alabama, an arrested 19-year-old shoplifter got gangrene and died naked on the floor of a “medical observation cell.”
This rare termination in gangrene has been noted by other observers; in all five or six times.
Of course, if gangrene occurs, the man is permanently invalided.
But dishonour was the "gangrene of a nation," and only the republic could cure that.
Only the new antibiotics he had taken along, had kept the gangrene from killing him.
It is an antiputrid, and is especially indicated when septic complications and gangrene are present.
gangrene gan·grene (gāng'grēn', gāng-grēn')
Death and decay of body tissue, often in a limb, caused by insufficient blood supply and usually following injury or disease.
The death and decay of body tissue owing to insufficient supply of blood.