Metastatic Gas gangrene and Colonic Perforation: a case report

Powell, Matthew J.; Sasapu, Kishore K.; Macklin, Christopher
January 2008
World Journal of Emergency Surgery;2008, Vol. 3, Special section p1
Academic Journal
Case Study
Clostridium septicum myonecrosis is associated with diabetes, colorectal and haematological malignancies. We present a case of metastatic myonecrosis in a diabetic patient with a perforated caecal tumour. The literature since 1989 is reviewed and 28 cases of Clostridium septicum myonecrosis are discussed.


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