Fasciitis on Abdominal Craniectomy Implantation


Necrotizing fasciitis is an infection of the skin and deep subcutaneous tissue. It is caused by bacteria (group A streptococcus), but may also be idiopathic ora secondary complication of surgery. We report a case of necrotizing fasciitis of the abdominal wall fostering a decompressive cranial flap in a 39-year-old patient.

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Ossibi, P. , Rezzouk, S. , Berete, I. , Majdoub, K. , Toughrai, I. , Laalim, S. , Ousadden, A. , El Faiz, M. , Mazaz, K. and Taleb, K. (2014) Fasciitis on Abdominal Craniectomy Implantation. Surgical Science, 5, 479-482. doi: 10.4236/ss.2014.510073.

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