We are using cookies to implement functions like login, shopping cart or language selection for this website. Furthermore we use Google Analytics to create anonymized statistical reports of the usage which creates Cookies too. You will find more information in our privacy policy.
OK, I agree I do not want Google Analytics-Cookies
International Poster Journal of Dentistry and Oral Medicine
Login:
username:

password:

Plattform:

Forgotten password?

Registration

Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 18 (2016), DGMKG     1. June 2016
Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 18 (2016), DGMKG  (01.06.2016)

Supplement, Poster 1028, Language: English


A Severe Case of Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Head, Neck and Mediastinum
Weinberg, Aryé / Sommer, Konrad / Albers, Andreas E.
Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is rare but potentially life threatening thus immediate diagnosis and intervention is required. NF is a rapidly spreading infection of the deeper layers of the skin, subcutaneous tissues with extension along fascial planes and subsequent necrosis. In most cases it is caused by group A streptococcus. The port of entry is often local.

Keywords: necrotizing fasciitis - head - neck - mediastinum

Conference/Exhibition:
66. Kongress und Praxisführungsseminar der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie
01.-04. June 2016
Hamburg, Germany