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Huge carbuncle leading to necrotizing fasciitis in the COVID-19 pandemic era
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  • Mehdi Gheisari,
  • Moein Baghani,
  • Raziyeh Ganji,
  • Mohammad-Mehdi Forouzanfar
Mehdi Gheisari
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
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Moein Baghani
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
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Raziyeh Ganji
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Mohammad-Mehdi Forouzanfar
Department of emergency medicine, Shohada Tajrish hospital, Shahid Beheshti university of medical sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Abstract

The patients' discouragement from presentation due to the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the progression of many manageable diseases to a critical condition. we report a case of carbuncle promotion to the necrotizing fasciitis in the context of undiagnosed diabetes mellitus and delay in visiting physicians due to fear of COVID-19.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

21 Nov 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
26 Nov 2020Submission Checks Completed
26 Nov 2020Assigned to Editor
02 Dec 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
07 Dec 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
07 Dec 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
26 Dec 20201st Revision Received
28 Dec 2020Submission Checks Completed
28 Dec 2020Assigned to Editor
28 Dec 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
05 Jan 2021Editorial Decision: Accept