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Fasciitis, Necrotizing (medical condition): A severe, progressive skin infection which causes progressive...more »
Fasciitis, Necrotizing: A fulminating group A streptococcal infection beginning with severe or extensive cellulitis that spreads to involve the superficial and deep fascia, producing thrombosis of the subcutaneous vessels and gangrene of the underlying tissues. A cutaneous lesion usually serves as a portal of entry for the infection, but sometimes no such lesion is found. (Dorland, 28th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007
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Fasciitis, Necrotizing: Another name for Necrotizing fasciitis (or close medical condition association).
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Necrotizing fasciitis (occasionally described by the media as "the flesh-eating bacteria") destroys muscles, ... (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease General: DBMD)
A serious but rare infection (fascia) of the deeper layers of skin and fatty subcutaneous tissues.... (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)
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