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An unusual case of necrotising fasciitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3476156     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of subcutaneous necrotising ulceration presenting on the chest wall following a dental abscess is described. The course, surgical treatment, chemotherapy and successful outcome of the case are annotated. The bacteriological findings in this and other cases presenting similarly are discussed, and the possible implication of bacteroides species, alone or in conjunction with Str. milleri, as an aetiological factor in this condition is discussed.
A Steel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0266-4356     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  1987 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-10-20     Completed Date:  1987-10-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8405235     Medline TA:  Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  328-33     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Fasciitis / etiology*
Focal Infection, Dental / complications*
Periapical Abscess / complications*
Streptococcal Infections*

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