Early Surgical Management and Triple Antibiotic Regimen in the Management of Necrotizing Fasciitis of Scalp

2021 Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology  
Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a rare yet alarming condition faced by a maxillofacial surgeon. This article would emphasize the importance of early aggressive surgical management with triple antibiotic regimen of penicillinase-resistant penicillin, aminoglycoside and metronidazole in the successful management of NF. We would also like the emphasize the importance of 1% hydrogen Peroxide + Saline + Betadine followed by copius irrigation with Betadine+Saline + Metronidazole in NF along with a negative pressure drain to manage NF effectively.
doi:10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14673 fatcat:iy26kjbohvdr7b7m5vgvkxulo4