Shanghai Fever: A Fatal Form of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Enteric Disease.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND:Outcome of pseudomonas enteric fever is unpredictable as multiple systemic lethal complications occur abruptly. CASE CHARACTERISTICS:A 9-month-old girl with multiple ileal perforations, leukocoria, ecthyma gangrenosum, hemiplegia and a perforated ulcer in the soft palate. Blood culture suggested Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection. Operative repair of multiple ileal perforations and multidisciplinary management was provided. OUTCOME:On 10th post-operative day, patient succumbed to multiple organ dysfunction syndrome. MESSAGE:Early detection and management of complications of P. aeruginosa enteric disease is important.

journal_name

Indian Pediatr

journal_title

Indian pediatrics

authors

Halder P,Mandal KC,Mukhopadhyay M,Debnath B

doi

10.1007/s13312-015-0741-8

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2015-10-01 00:00:00

pages

896-8

issue

10

eissn

0019-6061

issn

0974-7559

journal_volume

52

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