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Necrotizing Fasciitis Summary

Description: A fulminating bacterial infection of the deep layers of the skin and FASCIA. It can be caused by many different organisms, with STREPTOCOCCUS PYOGENES being the most common.

Also Known As: Fasciitis, Necrotizing; Fascitis, Necrotizing; Fasciitides, Necrotizing; Fascitides, Necrotizing; Necrotizing Fasciitides Show All >>

Networked: 672 relevant articles (17 outcomes, 24 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Necrotizing Fasciitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Oxygen : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 33 results : IBA
  2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 55 results : IBA
  3. Penicillins (Penicillin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results : FDA 1
  4. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results : IBA
  5. Diclofenac (SR 38) : 1 outcome in 6 results : FDA 39 Generic
  6. posaconazole : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 2
  7. Interleukin 1 Receptor Antagonist Protein (Anakinra) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 2
  8. Lactic Acid : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 4 Generic
  9. Cytokines : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  10. baysilon (polydimethylsiloxane) : 2 studies in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Necrotizing Fasciitis

  1. Infection
  2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  3. Fournier Gangrene
  4. Necrosis
  5. Cellulitis
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Key Therapies for Necrotizing Fasciitis

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  1. Debridement : 7 outcomes 3 studies in 152 results
  2. Hyperbaric Oxygenation : 1 outcome 1 study in 17 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome in 22 results
  4. Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy : 1 outcome in 18 results
  5. Nephrectomy : 1 outcome in 1 result
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