Clinical presentations and outcomes of necrotizing fasciitis in males and females over a 13-year period

@inproceedings{Shaikh2015ClinicalPA,
  title={Clinical presentations and outcomes of necrotizing fasciitis in males and females over a 13-year period},
  author={Nissar F. Shaikh and Ayman El-Menyar and Insolvisagan Natesa Mudali and Abdelhakem Tabeb and Hassan Al-Thani},
  booktitle={Annals of medicine and surgery},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a rapidly progressive infection of fascia and subcutaneous tissue resulting in serious outcomes. We aimed to evaluate the clinical presentations, hospital course and outcomes of NF based on patient gender. PATIENTS AND METHODS All patients admitted with NF were enrolled in the study over a 13-year period in the main tertiary hospital in Qatar. Clinical presentations, co-morbidities, severity and outcomes were analyzed and compared in male and female… CONTINUE READING
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