A fatal Clostridium perfringens infection with hemolysis after chemotherapy in an adolescent


Kukul M. G. , Ciki K. , Karadag-Oncel E. , CENGİZ A. B. , Kuskonmaz B. B. , Tavil B., ...Daha Fazla

ARCHIVOS ARGENTINOS DE PEDIATRIA, cilt.115, sa.2, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 115 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5546/aap.2017.eng.e92
  • Dergi Adı: ARCHIVOS ARGENTINOS DE PEDIATRIA

Özet

Gas gangrene, clostridial myonecrosis, is one of the most serious infectious diseases, characterized by rapidly progressive destruction of deep soft tissues and production of gas within the tissues. We presented a case of fatal spontaneous gas gangrene due to Clostridium perfringens in a patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia during remission induction chemotherapy phase.