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Title: Necrotizing fasciitis of thoracic wall complicating chest tube drainage
Authors: Freixinet, J. 
Rodríguez, P.
Santana, N.
Hussein, M.
Cruz, F.
Rodríguez De Castro, F. 
UNESCO Clasification: 32 Ciencias médicas
3213 Cirugía
Keywords: Necrotizing fasciitis
Thoracic wall
Chest tube drainage
Case report
Issue Date: 2001
Journal: Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals 
Abstract: A 24-year-old man with Werdnig-Hoffman disease developed necrotizing fasciitis caused by Streptococcus milleri complicating treatment of empyema with a chest tube. Extensive debridement was performed repeatedly, but he died 18 days after admission.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/46634
ISSN: 0218-4923
DOI: 10.1177/021849230100900123
Source: Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals[ISSN 0218-4923],v. 9, p. 76-77
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