Necrotizing fasciitis following psoas muscle abscess caused by hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae.

@article{Mita2012NecrotizingFF,
  title={Necrotizing fasciitis following psoas muscle abscess caused by hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae.},
  author={Norikatsu Mita and Hajime Narahara and Makio Okawa and Hiroshi Hinohara and Fumio Kunimoto and Anwarul Haque and Shigeru Saito and Kiyohiro Oshima},
  journal={Journal of infection and chemotherapy : official journal of the Japan Society of Chemotherapy},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={565-8}
}
A 59-year-old Japanese diabetic woman was admitted to a small private hospital with general malaise, fever, and a 1-month history of low back pain. A computed tomography scan of the abdomen revealed left abdominal necrotizing fasciitis with suspected left psoas muscle abscess. She was transferred to Gunma University Hospital, received antibiotic therapy, and underwent debridement of the infected subcutaneous tissue, fascia, and necrotic left psoas muscle. She was transferred to the intensive… CONTINUE READING
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