Necrotizing fasciitis of the chest wall is rare and associated with high mortality. Herein we present a patient with necrotizing fasciitis who was managed successfully with aggressive surgical debridement combined with an aeration system that provided effective aeration and drainage of the infected tissues.
Konstantinov, I., Saxena, P., Shehatha, J., Mitchell, A., & Cherian, S. (2008). Novel Aeration Technique for Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Chest Wall. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 86(6), 1973-1974. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.05.004