Necrotizing fasciitis due to odontogenic cause - A case report

Authors

  • Puneet Girdhar Punjab Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar
  • Sri Sudarsan P K Punjab Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar .
  • Malvika Gupta Punjab Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52977/ujmfs.2021.1.2.10

Keywords:

Necrotizing fasciitis, odontogenic origin, non-immunocompromised individual

Abstract

Necrotizing fasciitis is an uncommon but highly debilitating lesion extensively involving the fascia spreading at a higher pace. It commonly affects the extremities and genitals, very rarely affecting the cervicofacial region. The underlying cause of most of the cervicofacial necrotizing fasciitis is odontogenic in nature with the patient being immunocompromised. This paper deals with an unusual case of cervicofacial necrotizing fasciitis of odontogenic origin of a non-immunocompromised individual and the successful surgical management of the lesion.

Author Biographies

Puneet Girdhar, Punjab Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar

Associate Professor,

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 

Sri Sudarsan P K, Punjab Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar .

Junior Resident ,

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 

Malvika Gupta, Punjab Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar.

Junior Resident , Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,

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Published

2021-09-26

How to Cite

Puneet, G. ., Sri Sudarsan P K, & Malvika, G. (2021). Necrotizing fasciitis due to odontogenic cause - A case report. UNIVERSITY JOURNAL MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY AND ORAL SCIENCES, 1(2). https://doi.org/10.52977/ujmfs.2021.1.2.10