Gepost in: Infecties

Necrotizing Soft-Tissue Infections

The hallmarks of necrotizing fasciitis are friable superficial fascia, gray exudate without pus, and widespread tissue destruction. The infection is either polymicrobial or monomicrobial. Early surgical débridement and appropriate antibiotics are crucial for recovery.




Dennis L. Stevens, Ph.D., M.D., and Amy E. Bryant, Ph.D.


N Engl J Med 2017; 377:2253-2265 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra1600673