Necrotizing fasciitis as a complication of chickenpox


Chickenpox is a very common childhood illness, with a low rate of complications among hospitalized children. A rare case of acute necrotizing fasciitis occurring as a complication of chickenpox in a seven year old white boy is reported. This severe complication is a potentially lethal bacterial infection of subcutaneous tissues and fascia, with possible… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00178682


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