Aboalfaraj N,Â Agabawi Â A,Â Abdulgader R,Â Zaghaba D,Â Jamjoom R.Â Necrotizing Fasciitis in an infant: rare disease in an uncommon age group.Â Med Emergency, MJEM 2016; 25:38-9.
Keywords: cellulitis, infections, nose, pediatric emergency, sepsis. Â
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Correspondent author: Roaa JAMJOOM, MD
Pediatric Emergency Consultant Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Aboalfaraj N,MBBS, Agabawi Â A,Â MBBS, Abdulgader R,MBBS, Zaghaba D,MBBS, Jamjoom R, MD.Â
King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Three months old girl known case of downâ€™s syndrome presented with what seemed to be an usual case of common cold with a nasal tip cellulitis that progressed to what was diagnosed later as multi-bacterial (pseudomonas aeruginosa and klebsiella pneumonia) nasal necrotizing fasciitis in an infant who survived the stormy clinical course.