TITLE

Necrotizing fasciitis after tumescent liposuction

AUTHOR(S)
Gibbons, Mark D.; Lim, Robert B.; Carter, Preston L.
PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;May1998, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p458
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a medical case of necrotizing fasciitis after tumescent liposuction. Emerging use and popularity of liposuction; Description of the complication after liposuction; Mortality rates of necrotizing fasciitis; Importance of aggressive surgical debridement; Diagnosis of the complication.
ACCESSION #
587319

 

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