Necrotizing fasciitis caused by Salmonella enteritidis

Marcel J G Andriessen, Angela M M Kotsopoulos, Frank W Bloemers, Rob J M Strack Van Schijndel, Armand R J Girbes

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Abstract

A 57-year-old immunocompromized female developed a necrotizing fasciitis with sepsis a few days after abdominal complaints and diarrhoea. Surgery was performed because of progressive worsening of the patient's situation and during surgery the decision was made to perform an amputation. After surgery the patient was brought to the intensive care department for a few days. She recovered from her sepsis within a few days. Cultures showed Salmonella enteritidis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1106-7
Number of pages2
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume38
Issue number11-12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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