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Periorbital Necrotizing Fasciitis

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Necrotizing fasciitis can affect periorbital tissue. It is uncommon because of the excellent blood supply to the region. A delay in diagnosis or failure to treat aggressively may be associated with a number of serious complications for the patient.

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