Necrotising fasciitis associated with Escherichia coli in a dog.

  title={Necrotising fasciitis associated with Escherichia coli in a dog.},
  author={Andrew J. Worth and Nicholas Marshall and K G Thompson},
  journal={New Zealand veterinary journal},
  volume={53 4},
CASE HISTORY Lameness and limb pain associated with a laceration in the inner thigh of a Border Collie dog progressed over 4 days to extensive necrosis of the full-thickness of skin and subcutaneous (S/C) tissue. A successful outcome was achieved using surgical debridement and intensive supportive care, followed by limited local closure, axial pattern flap development, and free skin grafting. CLINICAL FINDINGS Clinical findings included severe pain, depression, pyrexia and hypoalbuminaemia… CONTINUE READING