Ecthyma gangrenosum in preterm neonate

Srinivasan, R.; Arshid, M.; Ward Platt, M. P.
July 2011
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Jul2011, Vol. 96 Issue 7, pF298
Academic Journal
The article discusses the medical condition of a girl premature infant with respiratory distress syndrome and diagnosed of skin lesion ecthyma gangrenosum. It states that a bluish macule was developed on her left leg with erythema which developed into a necrotic lesion with yellowish discharge. It mentions the Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection as a responsible for infants' syndromes including septicaemia, pneumonia, and meningitis.


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