TITLE

UNUSUAL ASSOCIATIONS OF NECROTIZING FASCITIS: A CASE SERIES REPORT FROM A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL

AUTHOR(S)
Purkait, Radheshyam; Samanta, Tryambak; Basu, Biswanath; Ganguly, Sutapa
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Dermatology;Oct-Dec2010, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p399
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Necrotizing fasciitis is a rapidly progressive, potentially fatal infection of the superficial fascia and subcutaneous tissue. It is rare in children. We report three such cases in which differentiating from common soft tissue infection was challenging. High index of suspicion is important as management initiated at an early stage is rewarding.
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57270741

 

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