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Prognosis of Necrotizing fasciitis

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Mortality rate for Necrotizing fasciitis: About 20% of patients with necrotizing fasciitis and more than half with STSS die. About 10%-15% of patients with other forms of invasive group A streptococcal disease die. (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease General: DBMD)

Complications:

Complications of Necrotizing fasciitis may include:

See also complications of Necrotizing fasciitis.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Necrotizing fasciitis usually refers to the likely outcome of Necrotizing fasciitis. The prognosis of Necrotizing fasciitis may include the duration of Necrotizing fasciitis, chances of complications of Necrotizing fasciitis, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Necrotizing fasciitis, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Necrotizing fasciitis. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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