Necrotising soft tissue infection of chest wall secondary to rib fractures


  • Bhavik Patel Gold Coast University Hospital, Queensland, Asustralia



Necrotising soft tissue infection, Rib fractures


Necrotising soft tissue infection (NSTI) is a surgical emergency. We hereby present a rare case with NSTI of the chest wall secondary to rib fractures without any intra pulmonary pathology leading to a life-threatening surgical condition.


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