Imaging Findings of Ecthyma Gangrenosum, an Unusual Complication of Pseudomonas Sepsis

Jane S. Kim, Rosanna Ricafort, Evan S. Garfein, Terry L. Levin

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Abstract

A child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and pseudomonas sepsis rapidly developed left foot pain and swelling. A diagnosis of ecthyma gangrenosum was made. The clinical and imaging features of this unusual entity are discussed. To our knowledge, this is the first description of the MR imaging findings of ecthyma gangrenosum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)279-281
Number of pages3
JournalHSS Journal
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2011

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Ecthyma
Pseudomonas
Sepsis
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Foot
Pain

Keywords

  • ecthyma gangrenosum
  • MRI
  • pediatric
  • pseudomonas

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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Imaging Findings of Ecthyma Gangrenosum, an Unusual Complication of Pseudomonas Sepsis. / Kim, Jane S.; Ricafort, Rosanna; Garfein, Evan S.; Levin, Terry L.

In: HSS Journal, Vol. 7, No. 3, 10.2011, p. 279-281.

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Kim, Jane S. ; Ricafort, Rosanna ; Garfein, Evan S. ; Levin, Terry L. / Imaging Findings of Ecthyma Gangrenosum, an Unusual Complication of Pseudomonas Sepsis. In: HSS Journal. 2011 ; Vol. 7, No. 3. pp. 279-281.
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