What are complications of necrotizing fasciitis?

Updated: Oct 17, 2018
  • Author: Steven A Schulz, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Complications may include the following:

Metastatic cutaneous plaques may occur in necrotizing fasciitis. Septicemia is typical and leads to severe systemic toxicity and rapid death unless appropriately treated.


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