Necrotising fasciitis—A rare complication of split-thickness skin graft donor site

Journal Title: Journal of Surgical Dermatology - Year 2017, Vol 2, Issue 4

Abstract

Split-thickness skin grafting (STSG) is commonly used to cover raw areas of various aetiologies. Donor sites are known to get infected sometimes, but necrotising fasciitis is not often reported. We report here a case of donor-site necrotising fasciitis and its successful management. There is a need for surgeons to stay vigilant for this rare but probable complication of skin grafting.

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Rahul Bamal, Rakesh Kain

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Rahul Bamal, Rakesh Kain (2017). Necrotising fasciitis—A rare complication of split-thickness skin graft donor site. Journal of Surgical Dermatology, 2(4), -. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-680016