Research Journal of Medical Sciences

Year: 2014
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Page No. 39 - 41

Postabortal Anterior Abdominal Wall Necrotizing Fascitis after Hysterotomy: A Case Report

Authors : Ahmed Samy Elagwany and Samir Youssef Elsayed

Abstract: Necrotizing Fasciitis (NF) is also known as the flesh eating disease. The incidence is rare. Mortality is a high as 40%. Very few cases have been reported in English literature. Researchers report a case of a previously healthy woman that developed necrotizing fasciitis after an uneventful hysterotomy that required antibiotics and debridment. The organisms causing were polymicrobial including Staphylococcus aureus, Streptocoocus sp. and Klebsiella sp.

How to cite this article:

Ahmed Samy Elagwany and Samir Youssef Elsayed, 2014. Postabortal Anterior Abdominal Wall Necrotizing Fascitis after Hysterotomy: A Case Report. Research Journal of Medical Sciences, 8: 39-41.

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