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necrotizing soft tissue infection  
A bacterial infection of any layer within the soft tissue compartments associated with necrosis. The condition is often accompanied by septic shock, and the extensive inflammatory response is thought to be a primary cause of mortality.

Exact Synonyms: NSTI
Xrefs: PMID:26880104
Definition Sources: PMID:26880104

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