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Table 3 Reported mortality rates from Necrotizing Fasciitis.

From: Necrotizing Fasciitis of the lower extremity: a case report and current concept of diagnosis and management

Authors Year No. of cases No. of Mortalities Percentage
Meleney [43] 1924 20 5 20
Wilson [2] 1952 23 2 9
Rea and Wyrick [44] 1970 44 13 30
Stone and Martin [45] 1972 63 48 76
Rouse et al [46] 1982 27 20 73
Majeski and Alexander [36] 1983 30 10 33
Pesa and Howard [47] 1985 33 11 33
Sudarsky et al [48] 1987 33 2 6
Clayton et al [49] 1990 57 10 18
Francis et al [50] 1993 25 6 24
Brown et al [51] 1994 54 19 35