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Necrotizing Fasciitis: Pearls & Pitfalls

*Figure 1: CT scan demonstrating fluid and gas in the thigh

Necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTI) include necrotizing forms of cellulitis, fasciitis, and myositis. NSTI’s are rare but deadly deep soft tissue infections associated with tissue destruction, systemic toxicity, and high morbidity and mortality.

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