Non-clostridial gas gangrene caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae: A case report

C. M. Li, P. L. Chen, Y. R. Ho

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Abstract

A 45-y-old man was hospitalized due to pain and swelling of the right leg for 3 d. Bullae developed with gas formation involving multiple compartments of the entire limb 46 h later. Klebsiella pneumoniae was recovered from blood and surgical specimens. The patient died on Day 8 despite amputation and antibiotic therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)629-630
Number of pages2
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume33
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Sep 3

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Gas Gangrene
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Blister
Amputation
Leg
Extremities
Gases
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Pain
Therapeutics

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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