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Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Upper Extremity – A Review

Necrotizing fasciitis is a soft tissue disease that habitually originates from the fascial sheaths and culminates in extensive tissue necrosis, resulting in extensive subcutaneous tissue necrosis and eventuality in a life-threatening disease with markedly higher amputation and mortality rates. The most common inciting events are factors that lead to skin integrity loss, such as injury or intravenous drug use. The upper extremity's necrizing fasciitis is very unusual, and it therefore occupies a small place in the literature. We present the epidemiological findings, the causal events, the most common underlying diseases, the causes, the mortality, amputation, and mortality rates, the pathogenic microorganisms, the clinical characteristics, and surgical treatment of necrotizing fasciitis of the upper limb.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.52965/001c.35320


Platelet and leukocyte rich fibrin (L-PRF) applied in necrotizing Fasciitis treatment: case report

Platelet and leukocyte-rich fibrin is a popular choice for post-operative therapy, since it contains molecular and cellular components that promote repair, as well as being a therapeutic biomaterial with high potential for soft tissue regeneration. This article examines the clinical case of patient C. T. A. S. , a female, 21 years old, who reported multiple tooth extractions, with an increase in volume increase and intense altitude in the left bucal space. Postoperatively, leukocyte-rich fibrin therapy was started for tissue repair in the area affected by fasciitis.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.34117/bjdv8n8-220


Group A Streptococcus antibiotic tolerance in necrotizing fasciitis

Abstract Objectives Group Abstract Objectives Group The Streptococcus necrotizing fasciitis is a difficult-to-treat bacterial infection associated with elevated morbidity and mortality, despite extensive surgery and targeted antibiotic therapy. In the current research, we investigated the presence of persistent GAS in tissue freshly debrided from three NF patients and explored more closely the persistence of persistent GAS in GAS-NF clinical isolates. Methods used to determine the presence of persisters, time-lapse photography of newly isolated GAS-NF clinical isolates, image analysis software ColTapp, and antibiotic challenge-based persisters assays were used to determine the presence of persisters. For the first time, GAS recovered directly from freshly debrided NF patient's tissues, indicating the presence of persisters. GAS persistenters are present in the tissue newly debrided from GAS-NF patients, and may be one explanation for antibiotic therapy failure and surgical intervention in GAS-NF.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.08.19.504414


Outcome of necrotizing fasciitis and Fournier's gangrene with and without hyperbaric oxygen therapy: a retrospective analysis over 10 years

Abstract Background: Embesizing soft tissue infections necessitating soft tissue infections necessitate immediate radical debridement, broad-spectrum antibiotics, and intensive care. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can be administered adjunctively, but concrete evidence for its benefits is still lacking. Methods We conducted a retrospective single-center research involving 192 patients with necrotizing fasciitis or Fournier's gangrene to determine in-hospital mortality and outcomes dependent on patient, disease, and treatment characteristics with or without HBOT. Patients with HBOT were treated with HBOT, and ineligible for HBOT due to contraindications, but patients with HBOT suffered from more frequent NSTI, like sepsis at admission and intensive care, increased prevalence of antibiotic use, and a greater number of antibiotics were all present in both groups. Conclusion These results show that HBOT can provide a benefit to treatment of NSTI in critically ill patients.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13017-022-00448-6


Lower Extremity Necrotizing Fasciitis Managed With Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) and Split-Thickness Skin Graft: A Case Report

In addition to surgical lavage, adjunctive procedures are often used in the care of chronic wounds, such as vacuum-assisted closure systems, microdeformation wound therapy, or negative pressure wound therapy. Objective: The aim is to demonstrate a promising case in the treatment of necrotizing fasciitis by negative pressure therapy with subsequent placement of grafts.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.47191/ijmscrs/v2-i8-02


A Review of Necrotizing Fasciitis and the Utility of the Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis Score in its Early Diagnosis at a Rural Australian Hospital

The second aim was to determine and distinguish NF from cellulitis and other non-necrotizing soft tissue infections. Methods: To find adult patients with NF between January 2009 and January 2018, a retrospective paper based, and computerized search of the medical records was done. From a random sample of patients with cellulitis treated with cellulitis over the same time period, an age matched control group was created. The NF and control group's LRINEC scores were calculated and compared, calculating them and comparing. Patients with NF overall mortality was 15. 6%. Streptococcus was the most common isolate with Staphylococcus a close second, with Streptococcus the most common isolate. Conclusion: LRINEC's in isolation scores cannot be used to distinguish between NF and NNSTIs, which can be used indefinitely. A high degree of clinical suspicion and early surgical referral for surgical cut-down diagnosis is encouraged.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.23880/jobd-16000226


A retrospective case series of Fournier’s gangrene: necrotizing fasciitis in perineum and perianal region

Abstract Background For Fournier's gangrene's gangrene, we will discuss the clinical features and treatment of the drug. u2019s Gangrene is a drug use in the United States. Methods We retrospectively reviewed the cases diagnosed with Fournieru2019s gangrene in our department from June 2016 to June 2019. Conclusions 12 patients were enrolled in this journal, with the average age of 60 years old. The normal laboratory risk indicator for necrotizing fasciitis scores, which was 10. 1, was 10. 1. On the second day after admission, 11 patients were hospitalized with emergency debridement, and 1 patient died of sepsis. In ten cases, Negative pressure wound therapy was used in ten cases, but the rest of the 1 was treated with normal daily dressing changes due to fecal contamination. In 2 patients to discover the defect, including one with advancement flap and one with pudendal-thigh flap, were aided in with secondary suture, secondary healing, skin graft, or combined management were all used. Fournier's gangrene is a life-threatening disease that requires prompt diagnosis and surgical intervention.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-41628/v3

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