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Use of an Objective Tool in Management of Necrotizing Fasciitis

Rakshith Mohan, T Tirou Aroul, T Lokesh Kumar

Keywords : LRINEC, MRI, Necrotizing fasciitis

Citation Information : Mohan R, Aroul TT, Kumar TL. Use of an Objective Tool in Management of Necrotizing Fasciitis. 2023; 12 (1):3-6.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10085-9102

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 20-07-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Necrotizing fasciitis is on the right end of the spectrum with associated high morbidity and mortality. Although the descriptions of this can be dated to the times of Hippocrates, the mortality associated with the disease remained high. Early surgical debridement without any controversy is accepted as the single best prognostic indicator, but due to the masked and overlapped clinical findings relying on the clinical prowess of the treating surgeon is questionable. Due to which we need to have an objective method of assessment, many researchers have assessed the use of various biochemical, imaging, and histopathological investigation, which has been reviewed in the same.

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