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What is the prognosis for victims of necrotizing fasciitis?

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Dr. Robert Dorsey
Wound care
4 doctors agree

In brief: If caught early

With prompt surgical debridement, IV antibiotics and aggressive care the prognosis is generally good.

In brief: If caught early

With prompt surgical debridement, IV antibiotics and aggressive care the prognosis is generally good.
Dr. Robert Dorsey
Dr. Robert Dorsey
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Fatal if untreated

Aggressive surgical debridement, antibiotics and possible treatment of the cause i.
e. Gi fistula etc.

In brief: Fatal if untreated

Aggressive surgical debridement, antibiotics and possible treatment of the cause i.
e. Gi fistula etc.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: If adequately ...

Treated with surgery and antimicrobials, haven't lost one yet.

In brief: If adequately ...

Treated with surgery and antimicrobials, haven't lost one yet.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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