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necrotize

[′nek·rə‚tīz]
(medicine)
To undergo necrosis; to become necrotic.
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The NEC Society is a non-profit, tax-exempt, 501c3 organization, made up of a diverse group of healthcare practitioners, researchers, and families from across the country who seek to protect premature infants from Necrotizing Enterocolitis.
Necrotizing fasciitis is a rapidly progressive infection of the soft tissue with secondary necrosis of the subcutaneous tissues that moves along the fascial planes.
Blood and tissue samples sent to the microbiology laboratory, all of which cultured a florid growth of a Group A betahaemolytic Streptococci, confirmed the clinical suspicion of facial necrotizing fasciitis.
Necrotizing fasciitis was suspected and she immediately underwent emergent surgical debridement and exploration, and more antibiotics were added.
An MRI was performed subsequently and it was useful in rapidly establishing the diagnosis of necrotizing fasciitis with thigh abscess, and its use should be considered in patients with apparent signs of tissue infection or thigh abscess after placement of a TOT.
By way of putting this new immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy in clinical perspective: It is a rare entity.
The purposes of our study were: 1) to provide epidemiological statistics of necrotizing enterocolitis in university hospital, and 2) to determine the clinical outcome of TPN in necrotizing enterocolitis treatment.
The research team showed that the mutation caused a segment of the gene to "turn off," which reduced the disease's ability to destroy soft tissue, spread from the infection site, and cause human necrotizing fasciitis and death.
to "add stronger and more prominent warnings" about the risk of acute hemorrhagic and necrotizing pancreatitis to the drug's precautions section.
3) Today the term is used in a generic sense to include all diffuse necrotizing soft tissue infections except gas gangrene.