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What is flesh-eating skin disease (necrotizing fasciitus)?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Necrotizing fasciiti

Necrotizing soft tissue infection is a rare but very severe type of bacterial infection.
It can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying tissue. The word "necrotizing" refers to something that causes body tissue to die.

In brief: Necrotizing fasciiti

Necrotizing soft tissue infection is a rare but very severe type of bacterial infection.
It can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying tissue. The word "necrotizing" refers to something that causes body tissue to die.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Necrotizing fasciiti

Necrotizing soft tissue infection is a rare but very severe type of bacterial infection.
It can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying tissue. The word "necrotizing" refers to something that causes body tissue to die.

In brief: Necrotizing fasciiti

Necrotizing soft tissue infection is a rare but very severe type of bacterial infection.
It can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying tissue. The word "necrotizing" refers to something that causes body tissue to die.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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