Soft Tissue Infections Including Clostridial Myonecrosis: Diagnosis and Treatment

  • D. J. Bakker
  • A. J. van der Kleij


Necrotizing soft tissue infections caused by mixed aerobic and anaerobic bacterial floras are a continuing challenge in surgical and medical practice. They occur with increasing frequency and seriousness especially in immune-compromised patients. They vary from simple pyodermas to life-threatening infections.


Soft Tissue Infection Necrotizing Fasciitis Clostridium Perfringens Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Alpha Toxin 
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  • D. J. Bakker
    • 1
  • A. J. van der Kleij
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery (Hyperbaric Medicine)University of Amsterdam, Academic Medical CenterAmsterdam Z.O.The Netherlands

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