Post-caesarean-section necrotizing fasciitis: Report of a case and review of the literature

D. Pauzner, I. Wolman, L. Abramov, A. Lidor, M. P. David

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-62
Number of pages4
JournalGynecologic and Obstetric Investigation
Volume37
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Necrotizing fasciitis
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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