Mark Pasternack, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

Mark Pasternack

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Cellulitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Subcutaneous Tissue Infections

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure of the type of soft tissue infection you are dealing with? What should you expect to find? Infections of the skin and soft tissues range from mild superficial processes that can be managed in outpatients to life-threatening infections requiring hospitalization, intensive care, and combined surgical…

Myositis and Myonecrosis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know about myositis Are you sure your patient has myositis? What should you expect to find? Infectious myositis is uncommon, and may be due to a wide variety of pathogens, ranging from viruses to invasive microorganisms, such as bacteria, mycobacteria, fungi, and even parasites. In some cases, particularly viral…

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