Non-pseudomonal Ecthyma Gangrenosum and Idiopathic Myelofibrosis in a Two-Year-Old Girl

Muniba Firoz, Ammarah Jamal, Syed Inam Ur Rehman
Curēus 2018 April 6, 10 (4): e2441
Ecthyma gangrenosum is a skin lesion consequent to bacteremia, mostly due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa, although it may develop secondary to other organisms as well. The disease is often witnessed in patients with leukemia; however, a few cases of ecthyma gangrenosum in adults were reported to be associated with myelofibrosis. We report a case of ecthyma gangrenosum due to Escherichia coli (E. coli) in a two-year-old girl with idiopathic myelofibrosis.

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