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Table 2 Clinical and biochemical findings on admission in patients (n = 26) with necrotizing fasciitis

From: Necrotizing fasciitis: microbiological characteristics and predictors of postoperative outcome

Clinical and Biochemical findings
on admission
No. of patients [%]
Swelling 24 (92.3%)
Erythema 24 (92.3%)
Pain 21 (80.8%)
Skin necrosis 7 (26.9%)
Bullae formation 4 (15.4%)
Putride Secretion 4 (15.4%)
Crepitus 2 (7.7%)
Sensory/motor deficiencies 1 (3.8%)
Compartment syndrom 2 (7.7%)
Tachycardia 15 (57.7%)
Hypotension 13 (50%)
Leucocytosis 15 (57.7%)
Leucopenia 3 (11.5%)