[Facial necrotizing fasciitis after mild trauma of the eyelid: role of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory treatment].


Facial necrotizing fasciitis is a rare but potentially serious and fatal infection, especially in children. We report the case of a five-year-old girl who developed rapidly progressive necrotizing fasciitis of the face secondary to a mild trauma, with a small wound in the upper eyelid. She had received nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory treatment before she was… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jfo.2010.06.012


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