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Treatment of skin necrosis in fulminant meningococcaemia--case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3739429     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors present the case of a 15-year-old girl who was treated for a fulminant meningococcaemia with all the risk factors. After recovery from the acute phase, the disseminated purpuric spots progressed to deep skin and subcutaneous necrosis, requiring excision and skin grafts. Treatment of such lesions is known to be difficult and prone to failure. It appears that the chances of successful skin grafts are enhanced by delaying surgery until the bed of the lesions shows revascularisation and soft tissue defects filing.
Authors:
C Le Coultre; D Halpérin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zeitschrift für Kinderchirurgie : organ der Deutschen, der Schweizerischen und der Osterreichischen Gesellschaft für Kinderchirurgie = Surgery in infancy and childhood     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0174-3082     ISO Abbreviation:  Z Kinderchir     Publication Date:  1986 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-09-16     Completed Date:  1986-09-16     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8103794     Medline TA:  Z Kinderchir     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  174-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Arm / surgery
Debridement
Female
Humans
Meningitis, Meningococcal / complications*
Necrosis
Sepsis / complications*
Shock, Septic / complications*
Skin / pathology*
Surgical Flaps*
Wound Healing

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