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Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Upper Extremity, Case Report and Review of the Literature

Shahram Nazerani 1 , Ahmad Maghari 2 , Mohammad Hosein Kalantar Motamedi 3 , * , Jalal Vahedian Ardakani 1 , Nikdokht Rashidian 1 and Tina Nazerani 1
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1 Department of Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Firuzgar Medical Center, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Reconstructive Surgeries, Mehr General Hospital, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Trauma Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Trauma Monthly: July 31, 2012, 17 (2); 309-312
  • Published Online: July 31, 2012
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: May 17, 2012
  • Revised: June 24, 2012
  • Accepted: June 24, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.6398

To Cite: Nazerani S, Maghari A, Kalantar Motamedi M H, Vahedian Ardakani J, Rashidian N, et al. Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Upper Extremity, Case Report and Review of the Literature, Trauma Mon. 2012 ; 17(2):309-312. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.6398.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Report
3. Discussion
4. Conclusions
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