Necrotising fasciitis in the central part of the body: diagnosis, management and review of the literature

@article{Vayvada2013NecrotisingFI,
  title={Necrotising fasciitis in the central part of the body: diagnosis, management and review of the literature},
  author={Haluk Vayvada and C Demirdover and Adnan Menderes and Can Avni Karaca},
  journal={International Wound Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={10}
}
Necrotising fasciitis (NF) is characterised by rapidly spreading necrosis of the soft tissue and fascia. It is rare but can be fatal when not managed properly. The aim of this study is to evaluate the diagnosis, treatment and results such as mortality, morbidity and reconstructive options of NF localised in the central part of the body. The main goal is to emphasise upon the clinical symptoms for early diagnosis which is the most important factor in saving the lives of these patients. Between… Expand
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