‘Almost died from a scratch’: Briton tells how he survived bone-eating disease

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Scott Neil is ready to reside a regular life now, however he got here near dropping his leg – and his life.

Britain’s Scott Neill paid little consideration to the scratch on his knee after falling on his means dwelling from work. What he did not know was that the harm would nearly value him his life.

“Just a few days after (the autumn) I noticed one thing was fallacious,” he tells the BBC. “By the top of that day, my leg had nearly doubled in dimension it was so large.”

The 31-year-old DJ needed to endure six surgical procedures, over six weeks of hospitalization, as a result of the lower precipitated a uncommon however probably deadly an infection: necrotizing fasciitis.

“(The disease) mainly ate my muscle tissues and my knee,” he says.

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