Ramin Shayan

MBBS, PhD, PGDip Surg Anat, FRACS (Plast), Director, O’Brien Institute Department, St Vincent’s Institute for Medical Research, Vic; Co-Group Leader, Lymphatic and Regenerative Surgery Group, O’Brien Institute, St Vincent’s Institute, Vic; Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, Vic; Honorary Fellow, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Vic; Plastic Surgeon, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Alfred Hospital, Victoria Melanoma Service, Victorian Plastic Surgery Unit and Brighton Plastic Surgery, Vic

Necrotising soft tissue infection: A diagnosis not to be missed

A woman aged 19 years sustained a minor puncture wound to her left inner thigh while travelling in remote outback Australia.