Progressive bacterial synergistic gangrene

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progressive bacterial synergistic gangrene --> Meleney's ulcer

undermining ulcer of the skin and subcutaneous tissues, usually following an operation, caused by a synergistic interaction between microaerophilic nonhemolytic streptococci and aerobic haemolytic staphylococci.

Synonym: meleney's gangrene, progressive bacterial synergistic gangrene.