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Fasciitis, Necrotizing

Introduction: Fasciitis, Necrotizing

Description of Fasciitis, Necrotizing

Fasciitis, Necrotizing (medical condition): A severe, progressive skin infection which causes...more »

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Necrotizing fasciitis:
  »Introduction: Necrotizing fasciitis
  »Symptoms of Necrotizing fasciitis
  »Tests for Necrotizing fasciitis
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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 as a Disease

Fasciitis, Necrotizing: Another name for Necrotizing fasciitis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Necrotizing fasciitis
  »Symptoms of Necrotizing fasciitis
  »Treatments for Necrotizing fasciitis

Fasciitis, Necrotizing: Related Diseases

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Causes of Fasciitis, Necrotizing

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Symptoms of Fasciitis, Necrotizing (Necrotizing fasciitis)

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Treatments for Fasciitis, Necrotizing (Necrotizing fasciitis)

Treatments for Fasciitis, Necrotizing (Necrotizing fasciitis) include:

Treatment of Fasciitis, Necrotizing: For more treatment information about Fasciitis, Necrotizing, see treatment of Necrotizing fasciitis (Fasciitis, Necrotizing)

Fasciitis, Necrotizing: Article Excerpts about Necrotizing fasciitis

Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease General: DBMD (Excerpt)

Necrotizing fasciitis (occasionally described by the media as "the flesh-eating bacteria") destroys... (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease General: DBMD)

Group A Streptococcal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

A serious but rare infection (fascia) of the deeper layers of skin and fatty subcutaneous tissues. While many... (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

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