[Necrotizing soft-tissue infections of the extremities].

  title={[Necrotizing soft-tissue infections of the extremities].},
  author={Thomas Kossmann and H. P. Simmen and Hugo Battaglia and K. B. Br{\"u}lhart},
  journal={Schweizerische Rundschau fur Medizin Praxis = Revue suisse de medecine Praxis},
  volume={83 21},
The term "Necrotizing soft tissue infections" describes a group of limb- and sometimes lifethreatening infections mostly of the limbs. The necrotizing soft tissue infections are classified, depending on the involved tissue level, microbiology and clinical course: 1. primarily located in the subcutaneous level and fascia: 1.1 hemolytic streptococcal gangrene… CONTINUE READING