National Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2010  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 135--138

Cervical necrotizing fasciitis caused by dental infection: A review and case report


Anisha Maria, K Rajnikanth 
 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Modern Dental College and Research Centre, Gandhinagar, Airport Road, Indore (M.P.), India

Correspondence Address:
Anisha Maria
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Modern Dental College and Research Centre, Gandhinagar, Airport Road, Indore - 453 112, M.P
India

Necrotizing fasciitis of the head and neck is an uncommon, potentially fatal , soft tissue infection characterized by extensive necrosis and gas formation in the subcutaneous tissue and fascia. The purpose of this report is to heighten the awareness of this infection. The article also outlines an appropriate management strategy for use in the treatment of these patients and reviews the literature along with a report of a case which was successfully managed.


How to cite this article:
Maria A, Rajnikanth K. Cervical necrotizing fasciitis caused by dental infection: A review and case report.Natl J Maxillofac Surg 2010;1:135-138


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Maria A, Rajnikanth K. Cervical necrotizing fasciitis caused by dental infection: A review and case report. Natl J Maxillofac Surg [serial online] 2010 [cited 2021 Apr 15 ];1:135-138
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