Cervical Necrotizing Fasciitis — The Flesh Eating Disease : Review of Literature and Report of Five Cases

@inproceedings{Sikkerimath2014CervicalNF,
  title={Cervical Necrotizing Fasciitis — The Flesh Eating Disease : Review of Literature and Report of Five Cases},
  author={Shobha Basavaraj Sikkerimath and Basavaraj C. Sikkerimath},
  year={2014}
}
Introduction: Necrotizing fasciitis is a disfiguring condition that can be fatal. It is an aggressive infection with high morbidity and mortality. This article reviews demographics, presentation, cause, clinical findings, treatment and prognosis of cervical necrotizing fasciitis of odontogenic origin. Materials and methods: We present 5 cases of cervical necrotizing fasciitis of dental etiology and discussed salient diagnostic features and treatment. We have reviewed the published data on… CONTINUE READING

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