Necrotizing fasciitis of the breast. A case report.

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.6471682

Salazar Quijano CA. et al. Necrotizing fasciitis of the breast. A case report. Am J Med Surg. April 2022; 7(3). 62-64

ABSTRACT: A 38-year-old female patient with acute necrotizing fasciitis of breast was admitted for evaluation and treatment.

A series of debridement was performed from admission, as well as the use of VAC® therapy. Once the surgical bed of the wound was adequate and with negative culture for microorganisms, application of partial thickness skin graft was performed.

Follow- up was performed in 2 months and the patient was satisfied with the results without presenting complications.

 

Keywords:

Necrotizing fasciitis, skin infections.