Perianal necrotizing fasciitis in a neonate.

  title={Perianal necrotizing fasciitis in a neonate.},
  author={Hasan Atilla Ozkan and Soner Kumtepe and Akin Turan and Funda and Corapçioglu and Suleyman Ozkan},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  volume={64 1},
A two-week-old term male infant, weighing 1,600 grams was transferred to the neonatology unit of Doküz Eylul University hospital with sharply demarcated cutaneous gangrene surrounding the perianal region. He did well at birth. In his history, on the 10th postnatal day, a red, painful, warm cutaneous lesion was observed which was thought to be secondary to repeated and inappropriate rectal temperature measurements. Besides an ill-appearing child, a nontender frank cutaneous gangrene developed… CONTINUE READING