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Necrotising fasciitis complicating varicella
  1. F M de Benedictis,
  2. P Osimani
  1. Department of Pediatrics, Salesi Children’s Hospital, Ancona, Italy
  1. F M de Benedictis, Department of Pediatrics, Salesi Children’s Hospital, Ancona, Italy; debenedictis{at}ao-salesi.marche.it

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A 2-year-old girl was admitted for fever, irritability and increasing complaint of pain and swelling in the right quadrant of the abdomen following varicella. Physical examination revealed a few skin lesions in various stages of evolution, and a large (10×8 cm), painful, erythematous, oedematous plaque on the right abdomen. Over the following 2 …

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