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Predictors of Petitpas et al for Mediastinal Spread of Cervical Necrotizing Fasciitis

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Infectious Diseases
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Petitpas et al identified risk factors for spread of cervical necrotizing fasciitis into the mediastinum. Spread into the mediastinum is potentially life-threatening and requires more aggressive management. The authors are from Lariboisiere University, Saint Louis University Hospital, La Pitie Salpetriere University Hospital and University Paris 7 in Paris.

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