Pyoderma gangrenosum masquerading as necrotizing fasciitis.

  title={Pyoderma gangrenosum masquerading as necrotizing fasciitis.},
  author={Keira L Barr and Hardeep K Chhatwal and Stanton K. Wesson and Indraneel B Bhattacharyya and Vladimir Vincek},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  volume={30 4},
Necrotizing fasciitis is a fulminant advancing soft tissue infection characterized by widespread fascial necrosis, which can result in significant morbidity and even death. This condition requires prompt diagnosis and aggressive management with extensive surgical debridement and appropriate antibiotic coverage. Pyoderma gangrenosum, in contrast, is a noninfectious inflammatory condition of the skin that typically does not require surgical management. Both conditions can present with extensive… CONTINUE READING


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