Ecthyma Gangrenosum Caused by Escherichia coli in a Previously Healthy Girl

Korbi Mouna, Hayet Akkari, Hammedi Faten, Kadri Yosra, Belhadjali Hichem, Mastouri Maha, Zakhama Abdelfatteh, Zili Jamelledine
Pediatric Dermatology 2015, 32 (4): e179-80
Ecthyma gangrenosum is a characteristic lesion of Pseudomonas aeruginosa sepsis in immunocompromised patients. Only eight cases of ecthyma gangrenosum caused by Escherichia coli have been reported. We report a case of ecthyma gangrenosum due to E. coli without bacteremia in a previously healthy girl.

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