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Necrotizing Fasciitis: Pillaging the Acute Phase Response

Hysong, Alexander A. MD1,*; Posey, Samuel L. MD1,*; Blum, Deke M. MD1,*; Benvenuti, Michael A. MD2; Benvenuti, Teresa A. BA2; Johnson, Samuel R. BS2; An, Thomas J. MD2; Devin, Jessica K. MD2; Obremskey, William T. MD, MPH2; Martus, Jeffrey E. MD2; Moore-Lotridge, Stephanie N. PhD2; Schoenecker, Jonathan G. MD, PhD2,a

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The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: March 18, 2020 - Volume 102 - Issue 6 - p 526-537
doi: 10.2106/JBJS.19.00591
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