Gas gangrene   80466000


SNOMED code80466000
nameGas gangrene
date introduced2002-01-31
fully specified name(s)Gas gangrene (disorder)
  • Gas gangrene
  • Gas bacillus infection
  • Malignant edema
  • Clostridial myositis
  • Clostridial myonecrosis
  • Gas gangrene due to Clostridia
  • Progressive emphysematous necrosis
  • Malignant oedema
attributes - group2
Causative agentClostridium   8191000
Pathological processInfectious process   441862004
Associated morphologyGangrene   36024000
  • Gas gangrene caused by Clostridium edematiens   266092000
  • Gas gangrene caused by clostridium perfringens   266093005
  • Gas gangrene caused by clostridium septicum   266094004
  • Gas gangrene caused by organism NOS   186424009  removed: 2010-01-31
  • Gas gangrene of back   186415000
  • Gas gangrene of limb   240108006
  • Gas gangrene of neck   186414001
  • Gas gangrene of pelvic region of trunk   186420000
  • Gas gangrene of skin   240435008
  • Intestinal gas gangrene   240110008
a selection of possible paths
SNOMED CT Concept   138875005
  Clinical finding   404684003
    Disease   64572001
      Traumatic or non-traumatic injury   417163006
        Gangrenous disorder   372070002
          Gas gangrene   80466000

SNOMED CT Concept   138875005
  Clinical finding   404684003
    Disease   64572001
      Infectious disease   40733004
        Bacterial infectious disease   87628006
          Disease caused by Gram-positive bacteria   371582002
            Clostridial infection   56688005
              Gas gangrene   80466000

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