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Necrotizing Fasciitis (cont.)

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Necrotizing fasciitis is an emergency condition that cannot be managed at home. Patients with necrotizing fasciitis require hospital admission, appropriate IV antibiotics, surgical debridement, and close observation in an intensive-care unit.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/15/2014
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