Retroperitoneal necrotizing fasciitis presenting with peritonism in a 33-year-old Nepalese man: a case report

@inproceedings{Giri2012RetroperitonealNF,
  title={Retroperitoneal necrotizing fasciitis presenting with peritonism in a 33-year-old Nepalese man: a case report},
  author={Smith Giri and Bishnu Prasad Kandel and Prasan BS Kansakar and Pradeep Vaidya},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
  year={2012}
}
INTRODUCTION Retroperitoneal necrotizing fasciitis is a rare, fulminant, and potentially lethal complication of intra-abdominal suppuration. A retroperitoneal origin is very rare and very few cases have been reported in the literature. To the best of our knowledge, this case is only the fourth case reported of successful management following retroperitoneal necrotizing fasciitis. CASE PRESENTATION A 33-year-old Tamang man presented to our facility with a history of five days of fever and… CONTINUE READING

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