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Necrotising fasciitis as a complication of steroid injection.
  1. R Birkinshaw,
  2. J O'Donnell,
  3. I Sammy
  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, Hope Hospital, Salford, United Kingdom.


    Necrotising fasciitis is described as a complication of steroid injection of a painful shoulder in a previously well female. This case highlights a very rare life threatening emergency after steroid injection. Early recognition, resuscitation, and aggressive surgical management are essential to prevent mortality in this condition.

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