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829 Possible Causes for Necrotizing Fasciitis

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Necrotizing fasciitis Necrotizing fasciitis is an extensive and rapidly spreading infection of the subcutaneous tissue and fascia that is accompanied by necrosis and gangrene[emedicine.medscape.com] Approximately 20 percent of patients with necrotizing fasciitis and 60 percent with STSS die.[health.ny.gov] Approximately 20% of patients with necrotizing fasciitis and 60% with toxic shock syndrome die.[www1.nyc.gov]

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes

    , rare cases of fungal necrotizing fasciitis have been reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Although necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a rapidly progressive infection, recurrent NF is very rare.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A sentinel isolate of clindamycin-resistant Streptococcus pyogenes from a case of mixed aerobic-anaerobic necrotizing fasciitis prompted our clinical laboratory to[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Skin Ulcer

    This may lead to uncommon but life-threatening complications (eg, bacteremia, sepsis, myonecrosis, gangrene, or necrotizing fasciitis).[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pressure Ulcer

    Fournier's gangrene (FG) is a type of necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum and scrotum that is characterized by very rapid progression.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Overgrowth of bacteria can lead delay in wound healing and a bacterial infection may spread causing osteomyelitis, gangrene and necrotizing fasciitis.[symptoma.com] This may lead to uncommon but life-threatening complications (eg, bacteremia, sepsis, myonecrosis, gangrene, or necrotizing fasciitis).[emedicine.com]

  • Bacterial Infections

    Life-threatening necrotizing fasciitis and relapsing Lemierre syndrome associated with Fusobacterium necrophorum septicaemia occurred in young adults with a moderate Chron's[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Recognize characteristic features of necrotizing fasciitis and the need for emergent treatment, including surgical intervention.[aad.org] fasciitis (flesh-eating bacteria).[protectingpatientrights.com]

  • Cellulitis

    There is no consensus regarding approaches to infantile group B streptococcal (GBS) head and neck cellulitis and necrotizing fasciitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with cellulitis were found to be less severely ill than patients with necrotizing fasciitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Cellulitis; aged person; antibiotic; diabetes; necrotizing fasciitis; surgery[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tropical Myositis

    KEYWORDS Infectious myositis - muscle infections - necrotizing fasciitis - necrotizing soft tissue infections - pyomyositis - tropical pyomyositis[thieme-connect.com] THIS IS CASE 1,639 OF 4,857 JUMP TO CASE 1,638 Necrotizing Fasciitis 1,637 Necrotizing Fasciitis CURRENT CASE Tropical Myositis 1,640 CTA With Bone Removal Defining the Vessels[ctisus.com] HIV infection, abscess of right tight and necrotizing fasciitis of left distal tight.[pansportmedical.ro]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has also shown good results in the management of necrotizing fasciitis.[symptoma.com] PubMed was searched using the terms necrotizing fasciitis and necrotizing soft tissue infections, paired with early diagnosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] to determine the likelihood of necrotizing fasciitis being present.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Perianal Abscess

    BACKGROUND: Much controversy exists regarding the role of antibiotics in the development of fistula in-ano after incision and drainage. We evaluated the role of postoperative antibiotics in the prevention of fistula in-ano after incision and drainage of perianal abscess. METHODS: In a randomized single blind clinical[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Varicella

    Necrotizing fasciitis secondary to chickenpox infection in children. CMA Ca 2007 August; . 6. Robert A. Schwartz. Necrotizing Fasciitis. eMedicine 2007 August; .[web.archive.org] Other complications include septicemia, toxic shock syndrome, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, bacterial pneumonia, and septic arthritis.[web.archive.org] Necrotizing fasciitis occurred in 6 percent of patients, and toxic shock in 13 percent.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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