Necrotizing fasciitis of the breast

Saira Nizami, Kamran Mohiuddin, Mohsin-e-Azam, Hasnain Zafar, Muhammed Ashraf Memon

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Necrotizing fasciitis is a potentially fatal condition that can affect any part of the body. It can occur after trauma, around foreign bodies in surgical wounds, or can be idiopathic. We describe a case of necrotizing fasciitis involving the breast following an initial debridement of an inflammatory lesion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)168-169
Number of pages2
JournalBreast Journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2006


  • Breast
  • Necrotizing fasciitis
  • Polymicrobial infection


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