CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 72-75

Vulvar necrotizing soft tissue infection in a child: Review of a multi-disciplinary surgical emergency and management in the modern era


1 Department of Plastic Surgery, Jubilee Mission Medical College and Hospital, Thrissur, Kerala, India
2 Department of General Surgery, Jubilee Mission Medical College and Hospital, Thrissur, Kerala, India

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Rahul K Patil
Department of Hand and Micro-vascular Surgery, Khoula Hospital, Al Wuttayya, PC 116, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

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DOI: 10.4103/0794-9316.202463

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A case of necrotizing infection of the vulva in a 15-month-old female child has been presented. The case presented multiple problems, from delayed presentation to involvement of critical area and associated issues. The patient sailed through a series of interventions before she could be rehabilitated to her routine but still awaits further reconstructive procedure. Early detection and appropriate intervention of this fulminant disease would help reducing the morbidity.


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