Bilateral upper limb necrotizing fasciitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus

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Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a progressive, rapidly spreading infection located in the deep fascia, which leads to secondary necrosis of subcutaneous tissues. NF can be caused by a number of aetiologies and its pathophysiology is often polymicrobial. Variability in presentation and the paucity of initial clinical signs can make the diagnosis of NF very… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00590-008-0402-x

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@article{Kothari2008BilateralUL, title={Bilateral upper limb necrotizing fasciitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus}, author={Anamika Kothari and Yousaf Rashid Shah and Anthony S Floyd}, journal={European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology}, year={2008}, volume={19}, pages={187-190} }