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A Case of Symmetrical Peripheral Gangrene Complicating Escherichia coli Sepsis
Hae-Seong Nam, M.D., Jin-Hong Yoo, M.D., Soon-Seog Kwon, M.D., Jun-Kee Min, M.D., Hyun-Sun Cho, M.D., Min-Kyong Park, M.D., Byung-Ju Shim, M.D., Yoo-Jung Nam, M.D., Jee-In Lee, M.D., Jin-Soo Kim, M.D., Wook-Hyun Ghil, M.D., Geun-Jong Cho, M.D. and Wan-S
Department of Internal Medicine, Holy Family Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Vol.37 Num.6 (p364~367)
We have encountered a rare case of symmetrical peripheral gangrene complicating Escherichia coli sepsis in a 47-years-old male. He was successfully treated with antibiotics, anticoagulants, and vasodilator. To our knowledge, this is the first report on symmetrical peripheral gangrene
complicating E. coli sepsis in Korea.
Keywords : Symmetrical peripheral gangrene, Escherichia coli, Sepsis