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Case Report
A Case of Necrotizing Fasciitis and Review of the Literature
1 Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, İnfeksiyon Hastalıkları ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Kahramanmaraş, Türkiye  
2 Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Deri ve Zührevi Hastalıklar Anabilim Dalı, Kahramanmaraş, Türkiye  
3 Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Anabilim Dalı, Kahramanmaraş, Türkiye  
4 Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Plastik Rekonstrüktif ve Estetik Cerrahi Anabilim Dalı, Kahramanmaraş, Türkiye  
Klimik Dergisi 2019; 32: 203-205
DOI: 10.5152/kd.2019.44
Key Words: Mortality, necrotizing fasciitis, soft tissue infections
Abstract

 

Necrotizing fasciitis is a serious soft tissue infection with rapidly spreading inflammation, thrombosis and necrosis affecting the skin, subcutaneous tissue and fasciae. The disease should be diagnosed early and appropriate antibiotherapy and surgical debridement should be applied. Delay in diagnosis or treatment significantly increases the morbidity and mortality of the disease. The aim of this report is to present a case with mortal necrotizing fasciitis in the light of the literature.

Klimik Dergisi 2019; 32(2): 203-5.

 

Cite this article as: Nazik S, Öztürk P, Topak D, et al. [A case of necrotizing fasciitis and review of the literature]. Klimik Derg. 2019; 32(2): 203-5. Turkish.

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