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  • Print publication year: 2015
  • Online publication date: April 2015

22 - Deep soft-tissue infections: necrotizing fasciitis and gas gangrene

from Part IV - Clinical syndromes: skin and lymph nodes
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Clinical Infectious Disease
  • Online ISBN: 9781139855952
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Wong, CH, Khin, LW, Heng, KS, Low, CO. The LRINEC (Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotising Fasciitis) score: a tool for distinguishing necrotising fasciitis from other soft tissue infections. Crit Care Med .2004;32:1535–1541.
Zacharias, N, Velmahos, G, Salama, A, et al. Diagnosis of necrotising soft tissue infections by computed tomography. Arch Surg .2010;145:452–454.