Abstract

Case Report

Clinical Case: Necrotizing Fasciitis of the neck after surgery of a Mandibular Radicular Cyst

Egils Kornevs* and Normunds Bauers

Published: 24 November, 2017 | Volume 2 - Issue 4 | Pages: 110-117

Necrotizing fasciitis is a quickly progressing soft tissue infection that can be described with diffuse necrosis of subcutaneous tissue and superficial fascia. The cause of this can be infectious process of odontogenic origin, most commonly caused by mixed gram+ and gram- , aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms that are found in patients that are predisposed to infections. In a case of undiagnosed illness, there is a possibility of life threatening complications. This case analysis introduces the diagnostic criteria of the disease and treatment plan, encouraging doctors to devote more attention to prevention of infections. 

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Keywords:

Odontogenic infection; Necrotizing fasciitis

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