TITLE

Metastatic Gas gangrene and Colonic Perforation: a case report

AUTHOR(S)
Powell, Matthew J.; Sasapu, Kishore K.; Macklin, Christopher
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
World Journal of Emergency Surgery;2008, Vol. 3, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
35707326

 

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