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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 399-401

Unusual associations of necrotizing fascitis: A case series report from a tertiary care hospital


Department of Pediatric Medicine, NRS Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, India

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Tryambak Samanta
15/D, Lenin Sarani, Serampore Hooghly - 712 203, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.74571

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Necrotizing fasciitis is a rapidly progressive, potentially fatal infection of the superficial fascia and subcutaneous tissue. It is rare in children. We report three such cases in which differentiating from common soft tissue infection was challenging. High index of suspicion is important as management initiated at an early stage is rewarding.


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