Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare but potentially lethal, rapidly progressive, soft-tissue infection. Cure is dependent on early diagnosis and prompt surgical intervention. A case of necrotizing fasciitis in a patient after cesarean section is herein reported and the treatment and outcome discussed. An extensive review of the literature revealed a single case report of necrotizing fasciitis after cesarean section.
- Necrotizing fasciitis
- Pseudomonas aeruginosa