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Table 2 Clinical presentation (N = 39)

From: Necrotizing soft tissue infection: clinical characteristics and outcomes at a reconstructive center in Jilin Province

Symptoms or signs n (%)
Local symptoms
 Erythema 30 (76.92%)
 Swelling 35 (89.74%)
 Pain or tenderness 37 (94.87%)
 Blisters 22 (56.41%)
 Hemorrhagic bullae 20 (51.28%)
 Crepitus 11 (28.21%)
 Skin necrosis 36 (92.31%)
Systemic symptoms
 Fever (> 38.0 °C) 14 (35.90%)
 Tachycardia (> 100 beats/min) 19 (48.72%)
 Hypotension (SAP < 100 mmHg) 16 (41.03%)
 Tachypnea (> 20/min) 18 (46.15%)