Fatal Necrotizing Fasciitis in a Child following a Blunt Che
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Case Report
A 6-year-old girl presented to the emergency department (ED) of our institution with a 4-hour history of left chest pain and difficulty in breathing. Two days prior to admission, she suffered from a chest blunt trauma with a soccer ball while walking. After the impact, she fell from her height and hit the ground. She was taken immediately to the ED, where on physical examination, no skin changes or respiratory distress was found, and only tenderness of the impact area and a mild graze on the left elbow were described. On chest radiograph, the physician reported a fracture of the 2nd anterior arc rib; and she was discharged home with general recommendations....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3623462/
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