Necrotizing Fasciitis - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Summary about Necrotizing Fasciitis in Urdu

یہ بیماری انفیکشن اور اس کے اطراف میں ٹشو کی موت کا سبب بنتی ہے۔ یہ تیزی سے پھیلنے والی ایک مہلک بیماری ہے جو کہ متاثرہ افراد کی موت کا باعث بن سکتی ہے۔ بچوں میں اس بیماری کے مواقع بہت کم ہوتے ہیں۔

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Summary about Necrotizing Fasciitis in English

Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare infection often described in the media as a disease with "carnivorous bacteria". It can be deadly if not treated immediately. In affected person, necrotizing fasciitis is spread aggressively and quickly. It causes tissue death at the site of infection and beyond.  Necrotizing fasciitis or flesh-eating disease is basically an infection that causes severe damage to the soft tissue of the body. This infection enters through a wound, suddenly appears and spread rapidly. Red or purple colored skin at the affected area, severe pain, fever, and vomiting are major symptoms of this infection. Potent antibiotics and surgery are used to treat this infection. Delayed surgical excision of infected skin may cause the death of the person. Each year, between 600 and 700 cases are diagnosed in the United States. About 25% to 30% of these cases result in death. It is rare in children.

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