Rapidly Fatal Necrotizing Fasciitis After Aesthetic Liposuction
- MedicineAesthetic Plastic Surgery
A young and previously healthy patient died after aesthetic liposuction in the course of a NF, and it is important to review its diagnostic and clinical features, because only early diagnosis and prompt, radical surgery improves the survival rate.
Necrotizing fasciitis of the chest wall: A clinical case report and literature review
- MedicineExperimental and therapeutic medicine
The clinical case was a therapeutic challenge requiring a complex, staged, multidisciplinary approach due to both the immunocompromised terrain and the severity of the lesions, and early recognition and aggressive and combined application of medical and surgical treatment methods can ensure therapeutic success.
Determinants of Mortality in Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
- MedicineHellenic Journal of Surgery
Only age above 50 years, presence of acidosis and low serum albumin significantly affected survival on multivariate analysis, and the identification of potential risk factors associated with mortality might help in guiding and optimizing the management of patients who present with NSTI.
Frequency of Cervicofacial Necrotizing Fasciitis Secondary to Odontogenic Abscess
- MedicineDental Research and Management
The importance of this study is to show and report the frequency with which necrotizing cervicofacial fasciitis appears secondary to odontogenic abscess, to continue with the control and report in maxillofacial surgery, as well as improvements and proposals for a better management of patients who are diagnosed with this disease.
Necrotizing Soft-Tissue Infections: Clinical Features and Diagnostic Aspects.
- MedicineAdvances in experimental medicine and biology
NSTI is diagnosed by surgical exploration, where necrosis of the subcutaneous tissue and/or muscle tissue, undermining of the skin, thrombosis of the superficial veins, and deliquescent tissue can be seen.
A study on necrotizing fasciitis with the etiological factors and microbiological aspects with its prevalence
- MedicineInternational Journal of Surgery Science
Necrotizing fasciitis is a life threatening condition, with a high mortality rate only if not treated in time, one must diagnose the NF at the earliest, as a delay in diagnosis can be fatal.
Clinicopathological profile and management outcome of skin and soft tissue infections at tertiary care centre of sub Himalayan region
Hippocrates first described NSTI in the 5 century BC, but first Englishlanguage descriptions of NSTIs were by the British surgeon Leonard Gillespie and British physicians Gilbert Blaine and Thomas Trotter in the late 18 century.
Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
This study consist of 50 patients with necrotizing soft tissue infections admitted to Mamata general hospital in Khammam, Telangana state during last 5 years period, which shows early diagnosis, hospital admission and surgical debridement helps in treatment of disease and decreases the mortality rates.
The mythos of laudable pus along with an explanation for its origin
- MedicineJournal of community hospital internal medicine perspectives
ABSTRACT The presence of pus is one of the most easily recognizable signs of an infection. However, for several centuries suppuration, known as ‘laudable pus,’ was believed to be a sign of a healthy,…
Bilateral femoral posterior neurocutaneous perforater flap successfully treating Fournier gangrene
Bilateral femoral posterior neurocutaneous perforater flap is an effective procedure to treat Fournier gangrene, a rare disease in clinic, and the outcome of combined therapy is satisfactory.
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Notes on Hospitals
- Medicine, Political ScienceThe British and foreign medico-chirurgical review
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Necrotizing fasciitis: 10 years' experience in a district general hospital
- MedicineThe British journal of surgery
Of 14 patients with necrotizing fasciitis who presented between 1979 and 1988, six (43 per cent) died. The deaths were associated with delays in diagnosis, poor surgical technique and diabetes.…