BMJ Case Rep 2018 Feb 22;2018. Epub 2018 Feb 22.
Postgraduate Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
Periocular necrotising fasciitis is a rare but sight-threatening condition, which relies on clinical judgement to detect in a timely manner. A 51-year-old woman presented to a rural hospital with rapid onset bilateral eye swelling, erythema and pain and was started on broad spectrum intravenous antibiotics. Upon admission, she became septic and required fluid resuscitation and transfer to a higher level of care. Read More