Necrotising fasciitis

Case contributed by Dr Wael Nemattalla

Presentation

Male patient with past history of radical cystectomy for TCC of urinary bladder.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Note dissecting gas into both thighs, indicative of necrotizing fasciitis.

Case Discussion

Male patient with past history of radical cystectomy for TCC of urinary bladder.

Note dissecting gas into both thighs, indicative of necrotizing fasciitis. Necrotic tissues associated with malignancies are predisposing factor. 

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Case Information

rID: 8674
Case created: 22nd Feb 2010
Last edited: 12th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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