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November 1998

Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Eyelids and Orbit

Arch Ophthalmol. 1998;116(11):1548-1549. doi:10.1001/archopht.116.11.1548

NECROTIZING fasciitis has experienced a recent resurgence in young, previously healthy individuals.1-4 Its mortality rate, usually due to multisystemic shock, ranges from 12% to 57%.2,3,5

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