Necrotizing Faciitis after shoulder mobilization and intra-articular infiltration with betametasone.

@article{BentoRodrigues2013NecrotizingFA,
  title={Necrotizing Faciitis after shoulder mobilization and intra-articular infiltration with betametasone.},
  author={J Bento-Rodrigues and F. M. Judas and Jorge Pedrosa Rodrigues and Jo{\~a}o Oliveira and Pedro Nogueira Antunes Sim{\~o}es and Francisco Manuel Moreno Lucas and Ant{\'o}nio Pais Lopes},
  journal={Acta medica portuguesa},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={
          456-9
        }
}
Necrotizing Fasciitis is a rapidly progressive, potentially fatal infection of superficial fasciae and subcutaneous tissue, usually resulting from an inciting trauma to the skin. Medical literature refers few cases of necrotizing fasciitis related to intra-articular infiltrations, that often lead to patients death. This report describes the clinical events on a 55 year-old diabetic patient who developed upper extremity Necrotizing Fasciitis, 18 days after shoulder mobilization and intra… CONTINUE READING

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