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Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis (LRINEC) Score of Wong et al

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Wong et al developed the Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis (LRINEC) score in order to help distinguish necrotizing from non-necrotizing soft tissue infections. This can help select patients for early surgical debridement based on laboratory values that are widely available. The authors are from Singapore General Hospital.

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