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NECROTIZING FASCIITIS IN DOG – CASE STUDY

Published in Scientific Works. C Series. Veterinary Medicine, Vol. LVIII ISSUE 4
Written by Dégi János, Kálmán Imre, Stancu Adrian, Morar Doru

Streptococcus spp are common opportunistic pathogens of mammals and are associated with a variety of diseases affecting multiple organ systems. Necrotizing fasciitis is a severe, debilitating disease in adult dogs that can result in systemic illness and death. Toxic shock–like syndrome, a typically fatal sequel of necrotizing fasciitis in dogs. In dogs, S. canis is the most common streptococcal species isolated in cases of toxic shock–like syndrome associated with necrotizing fasciitis. This report describes a diagnostic management if necrotizing fasciitis in dog.

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