Cervical Necrotizing Fasciitis

Ulubil, S. Arif; Iseri, Mete; Ustundag, Emre; Aydin, Omer
February 2009
Journal of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery;Feb2009, Vol. 38 Issue 1, pE23
Academic Journal
Case Study
A case report on cervical necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is presented. The patients in the three case studies of NF in the neck region are a 27-year-old man, a 43-year-old man, and a 74-year-old woman. Causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of cervical NF are discussed. Debridement and antibiotic therapy with clindamycin, gentamicin, and cefazolin are noted. Synonyms for NF are mentioned.


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