Necrotizing fasciitis is caused by invasive group A streptococcal bacteria. The organism and disease are also known as "flesh-eating bacteria".
Article by Michael Maynor, MD.
Article by Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH.
Fact sheet, with illustrations, from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
Includes personal story of surviving the disease and links.
Provides information on this bacterial infection, including its epidemiology, presentation, differential diagnosis, investigation, management, prognosis and prevention.
Factsheet from the New York State Department of Health.
UK support group for people who have been affected by severe streptococal infections or necrotising fasciitis. Includes disease and support group information.
Includes cause, symptoms, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.
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