[Necrotizing fasciitis: a medical and surgical emergency. Apropos of a case].

Abstract

We report about a 66-years-old obese and diabetic female patient, treated with anti-inflammatories for osteoarthritis of the hip and operated for varices of the lower limbs by a bilateral stripping of the internal saphenous veins, who presented with a mortal necrotizing fasciitis during the postoperative period. Necrotizing fasciitis is a severe, infrequent… (More)

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