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About Necrotising Fasciitis

Necrotising Fasciitis (NF) is a potentially life threatening condition that is unknown to most people and many medical professionals. The Lee Spark NF Foundation seeks to educate, provide support and illuminate the issue.

“The Lee Spark NF Foundation helped me to understand that I’m not alone”

Necrotising fasciitis survivor

“The Lee Spark NF Foundation helped me to understand that I’m not alone”

Necrotising fasciitis survivor

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For more information about the signs and symptoms of Necrotising Fasciitis and what you should do if you think you or someone you know has this life threatening condition click the button below as a matter of urgency.

Information and support

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What is Necrotising Fasciitis (NF)

As the only support group for people who have been affected by severe streptococcal infections or necrotising fasciitis, we have an array of information about what NF is as well as the causes and treatments.

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Coping with Necrotising Fasciitis

We have a great library of information and links to help you if you are coping with the aftermath of Necrotising Fasciitis, whether you suffered directly or are supporting someone as a family, friend or professional.

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Necrotising Fasciitis related infections

Necrotising Fasciitis is not an infection of itself, but is the result of infection caused by certain bacterium. This section takes a deeper look at these infections.

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Necrotising Fasciitis related conditions

Infections from bacterium also cause other conditions, which are closely linked to Necrotising Fasciitis. This section takes a closer look at these conditions, their causes and treatments.

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Plastic surgery in the treatment of Necrotising Fasciitis

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