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- n. necrosis of muscle tissue
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- n. localized death of muscle cell fibers
Saavedra A, et al. Soft-tissue infections: Erysipelas, cellulitis, gangrenous cellulitis, and myonecrosis.
Cuisset T, Frere C, Quilici J, Morange PE, Nait-Saidi L, et al. (2007) High post-treatment platelet reactivity is associated with a high incidence of myonecrosis after stenting for non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes.
Exploratory fasciotomy: to confirm myonecrosis without suppuration - its hallmark v. Emergent radical debridement vi.
Support of clinical suspicion by 2 ubiquitous laboratory tests: gram staining - of exudates from bullae / muscles to indicate GABHS infection; and CPK estimation - to indicate myonecrosis. iii.