Dry gangrene caused by the plague

Dry gangrene caused by the plague

C021/1053 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.2MB

Downloadable file size: 2.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Dry gangrene of the fingers. Dry gangrene occurs as a result of reduced or blocked circulation to body tissues. This patient has developed dry gangrene as a result of the plague bacterium (Yersinia pestis). The lack of blood flow causes the affected area to putrefy (rot) and die. If detected early, it can be treated with vascular surgery or hyperbaric oxygen therapy. However, once necrosis (tissue death) has set in, the affected area must be amputated. Gangrene can be a complication of an underlying disease such as diabetes.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: abnormal, bacterial, black, black background, coagulative necrosis, complication, condition, dead tissue, disease, disorder, distal necrosis, dry, fingers, gangrene, gram negative, gram-negative, hand, human, human body, infection, medical, medicine, necrosis, necrotic, people, person, plague, putrefaction, putrefied, rotten, rotting, severe, unhealthy, yersinia perstis

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.