Flatus in the Leg - A Clinical Conundrum

Ashes Mukherjee, Ashviny Sivaputhasunderam, Shyamnadh Ravindranath

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We present a case of a patient presenting with pain and crepitus in her leg and subcutaneous emphysema highly suggestive of necrotising fasciitis. She was referred and eneded up having fasciotomies with no evidence of fasciitis until the true cause was discovered. We are a peripheral semi-urban hospital with no plastic surgery or orthopaedic cover.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventSMACC - Goldcoast - Goldcoast, Australia
Duration: 19 Mar 201421 Mar 2014


ConferenceSMACC - Goldcoast

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