Necrotizing Fasciitis

All About Necrotizing Fasciitis

By Dr. Poonam Tiwari , Dermatology Also described as condition of ‘flesh-eating bacteria’, necrotizing fasciitis is an infection which is rare and can prove to be fatal if it is not treated on time. In case of infection, it is capable of spreading quickly and aggressively as well as causing the death of…

Causes and Symptoms of Necrotizing Fasciitis

By Dr Amit Seth , Dermatology Also called flesh-eating bacteria, necrotizing fasciitis is a very rare but serious infection caused by bacteria which is capable of destroying fat, skin and the tissues covering the muscles in a very short duration. Fournier gangrene occurs when it affects the genitals. Necrotizing fasciitis, when it…