Clostridium septicum infections in children

  title={Clostridium septicum infections in children},
  author={Susan L Bratton and Eirin Krane and J R Park and S. Burchette},
  journal={The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal},
Spontaneous C. septicum gas gangrene: A literature review.
To understand the multifactorial causation of this infection a review of published cases of spontaneous C. septicum gas gangrene was performed and a total of 94 such cases were identified.
Clostridial Infections in Children: Spectrum and Management
  • I. Brook
  • Medicine
    Current Infectious Disease Reports
  • 2015
Clostridia were recovered from children with bacteremia of gastrointestinal origin, necrotizing enterocolitis, and sickle cell disease and have also been isolated in acute and chronic otitis media, chronic sinusitis and mastoiditis, peritonsillar abscesses, and neonatal conjunctivitis.
Development of Clostridium septicum gas gangrene as an adverse effect of clindamycin-induced Clostridium difficile infection in a pediatric patient.
This work presents a pediatric patient who developed Clostridium septicum myonecrosis as an iatrogenic complication from clindamycin-induced Clastridium difficile ischemic colitis.
Gas Gangrene in an Immunocompromised Girl Due to a Clostridium ramosum Infection
Clostridia are gram-positive, spore-forming anaerobic rods. A number of Clostridium species that are normally present in the commensal flora of the human intestine may cause infections. Severe
Clostridium septicum Infections in Children: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
It is found that conditions related with C septicum infection in children can be grouped into 3 major categories: patients with neutrophil dysfunction; patients with associated bowel ischemia; and patients with a history of trauma.
Non-traumatic clostridium infection: report of an unusual case with rapid progression and a paucity of clinical signs in a patient with type 1 diabetes
  • F. Chuhan
  • Medicine
    Emergency Medicine Journal
  • 2006
It is suggested here that early surgical evaluation is needed, which could help in timely diagnosis, in patients with pain out of proportion to clinical findings, especially when no other plausible cause could be found.
Non-traumatic colon perforation in children: a 10-year review
Plain abdominal radiograph can be an adjuvant tool for the high index of suspicion for colon perforation in children with abdominal distention and history of fever or diarrhea for more than 5 days.
Secondary infection of intracranial hydatid cyst with Clostridium ramosum
A secondary infection of an intracranial hydatid cyst due to Clostridium ramosum is presented, which is an extremely rare infectious pathogen in neurosurgical practice, and a potential pitfall in neuroradiological investigations.
Sepsis por Clostridium Septicum em Criança com Neutropenia Auto-imune
The authors present the clinical case of a seven years old boy suffering a severe and chronic autoimmune neutropenia, resistant to therapy, who was admitted with a septic shock associated to perianal inflammatory lesions, with subsequent favourable clinical evolution.