Orbital compressed air and petroleum injury mimicking necrotizing fasciitis.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Orbital injury secondary to petroleum-based products is rare. We report the first case, to our knowledge, of a combined compressed air and chemical orbital injury, which mimicked necrotizing fasciitis. CASE REPORT A 58-year-old man was repairing his motorcycle engine when a piston inadvertently fired, discharging compressed air and petroleum… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2014.04.030

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