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Question 1: It has no etymological connection with the word ________, despite the affected area turning black and/or green and/or yellowish brown.
RedGreenOrange (colour)Blue

Question 2: It is usually the result of critically insufficient ________ supply (e.g., peripheral vascular disease) and is often associated with diabetes and long-term smoking.
Blood plasmaBloodRed blood cellPlatelet

Question 3: Other treatments include debridement and surgical ________.
SurgeryICD-9-CM Volume 3AmputationUnited States

Question 4: For the American football team nicknamed "Gang Green," see ________.
New York GiantsAFC EastPeople associated with the New York JetsNew York Jets

Question 5: It is caused by ________ or ischemia, such as by the bacteria Clostridium perfringens[1] or by thrombosis (blocked blood vessel).

Question 6: Recently, however, ________ has regained some credibility and is sometimes employed with great efficacy in cases of chronic tissue necrosis.
Maggot therapyScarStem cellWound healing

Question 7: Gas gangrene is caused by a bacterial ________-producing clostridial species, which are mostly found in soil and other anaerobes (e.g.
ExotoxinSuperantigenListeriolysin OPore-forming toxin

Question 8: The toxic products formed by bacteria are absorbed causing systemic manifestation of ________ and finally death.
Shock (circulatory)SepsisAcute respiratory distress syndromeAcute liver failure

Question 9: ________ affects the deeper layers of the skin.
Rotator cuff tearDupuytren's contractureTennis elbowNecrotizing fasciitis

Question 10: ________ occurring on body parts such as the sacrum, buttocks and heels—although not necessarily moist areas—are also categorized as wet gangrene infections.

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