Necrotising fasciitis, hospital gangrene, and phagedena

@article{Loudon1994NecrotisingFH,
  title={Necrotising fasciitis, hospital gangrene, and phagedena},
  author={I. S. L. Loudon},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1994},
  volume={344},
  pages={1416-1419}
}
  • I. Loudon
  • Published 19 November 1994
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
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