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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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
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2011



  • MRI
  • ecthyma gangrenosum
  • pediatric
  • pseudomonas

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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