Necrotizing infections are a rare but very severe type of bacterial infection. They can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying tissue. The word "necrotizing" refers to something that causes body tissue to die.
Programs + Services
The Infectious Disease Clinic provides compassionate care to patients for a wide range of conditions through both our general clinic and several comprehensive subspecialty clinics.
The Center for Vascular, Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine at Tufts MC in Boston treats wounds that won't heal including diabetic foot ulcers and venous stasis.