A fatal case of craniofacial necrotizing fasciitis

Abstract

A case of fatal craniofacial necrotizing fasciitis is described in a 72-year-old diabetic woman and management is discussed. Progressive infection of the eyelids occured with involvement of the right side of the face. Computed tomography revealed soft tissue swelling. Antibiotic treatment was started and debridement performed; histopathology showed acute… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s004050050200

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