Early diagnosis of necrotizing fasciitis

@article{Goh2014EarlyDO,
  title={Early diagnosis of necrotizing fasciitis},
  author={Tee Lin Goh and Lee Gan Goh and Chuan Han Ang and C H Wong},
  journal={British Journal of Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={101}
}
BACKGROUND Necrotizing fasciitis is a rapidly progressing skin infection characterized by necrosis of the fascia and subcutaneous tissue, accompanied by severe systemic toxicity. [...] Key Method Case series of 50 or more subjects with information on symptoms and signs at initial presentation, investigations and clinical outcome were included. RESULTS Nine case series were selected, with a total of 1463 patients. Diabetes mellitus was a co-morbidity in 44.5 per cent of patients. Contact with marine life or…Expand
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