Biodegradable temporising matrix in severe meningococcal septicaemia: a case report

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Matthew Jennings https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3593-1599
Jake Willet https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0406-141X
Patrick Coghlan https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9165-1284
Nicholas S Solanki https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5294-3949
John E Greenwood https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8255-3167

Keywords

soft tissue injuries, meningococcal infections, artificial skin

Abstract

Expanding experience with NovoSorb Biodegradable Temporising Matrix™ (BTM, PolyNovo Biomaterials Pty Ltd, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) for complex wounds encouraged its use in the following case, which required reconstruction of extensive soft-tissue defects with exposed bone resulting from the sequelae of meningococcal B infection with septic shock and disseminated intravascular coagulation.

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