Craniocervical necrotizing fasciitis: an 11-year experience.

  title={Craniocervical necrotizing fasciitis: an 11-year experience.},
  author={S J Bahu and Terry Y. Shibuya and Robert J. Meleca and Robert H. Mathog and George H. Yoo and Robert J. Stachler and James G. Tyburski},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={125 3},
OBJECTIVE We review our experience and present our approach to treating craniocervical necrotizing fasciitis (CCNF). STUDY DESIGN All cases of CCNF treated at Wayne State University/Detroit Receiving Hospital from January 1989 to April 2000 were reviewed. Patients were analyzed for source and extent of infection, microbiology, co-morbidities, antimicrobial therapy, hospital days, surgical interventions, complications, and outcomes. RESULTS A review of 250 charts identified 10 cases that met… CONTINUE READING

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