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  • adj. Alternative spelling of necrotizing.


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  • Those children who died were very sick and 103 of them were premature babies with a bowel condition called necrotising enterocolitis NEC – a severe condition affecting the gut.

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  • But unchecked, the disease can progress quickly in people susceptible to infection, producing toxins and enzymes that "" liquefy '' fat and muscle tissue, and cause gaping wounds, known as necrotising fasciitis.

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  • A hospital spokesman said the precise cause of the condition, called necrotising enterocolitis, was not known -- but "for some reason" the bowel became "disadvantaged."

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  • After biopsies on lumps which were growing on both sides of her neck, she was eventually diagnosed in June last year with a rare condition called necrotising lymphodentitis.

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  • The 48-year-old tested positive after his death on September 10 for a type of flesh-eating bug called necrotising fasciitis, which can enter the skin through the tiniest cut before releasing flesh and muscle-destroying toxins. | Top Stories

  • Colonisation of the gut by disease-causing microbes can also lead to a life-threatening condition known as necrotising enterocolitis which is common amongst pre-term (premature) babies.

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  • What's more, I'm going to America, a country where the World Cup is roughly as popular as necrotising fasciitis.

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  • Fatal necrotising pneumonia due to community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus MRSA.


  • Association between Staphylococcus aureus strains carrying gene for Panton-Valentine leukocidin and highly lethal necrotising pneumonia in young immunocompetent patients.


  • It causes large boils on the skin, and in severe cases can lead to fatal blood poisoning or necrotising pneumonia, which eats away at the lungs, produce blood cots, bleeding, shock and even kills white blood cells.

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