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Varicella zoster viral infection complicating into necrotizing fasciitis: A case report

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submitted on 2023-03-15, 08:02 and posted on 2023-03-16, 06:21 authored by Nissar Shaikh, Umm‐e‐ Amara, Mogahed I. Hussein, Sahar Mahadik, Abdalaziz I. Elhussain, Muna Al Maslamani, Abdulqadir J. Nashwan

Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare complication of varicella-zoster viral infection in adults, occurring due to a secondary bacterial infection. A 35-year-old female healthy patient had post-varicella zoster infection with NSAID use as a possible risk factor. She was diagnosed early by clinical and laboratory parameters.

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Published in: Clinical Case Reports
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
See article on publisher's website: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.6408

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  • English

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Wiley

Publication Year

  • 2022

Institution affiliated with

  • Hamad Medical Corporation

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