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J Wound Care. 2006 Mar;15(3):117-20.

Necrotising fasciitis of the leg following a simple pelvic fracture: case report and literature review.

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Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Centre,The Netherlands.

Abstract

Necrotising fasciitis is a rare complication following pelvic fracture, but has a high mortality rate. Topical negative pressure and maggot debridement therapy can be used alongside the usual treatment of surgical debridement and antibiotic therapy.

PMID:
16550665
DOI:
10.12968/jowc.2006.15.3.26875
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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